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Who should take Vistaril?

Vistaril, the brand name for hydroxyzine, may be prescribed by your doctor for allergies, anxiety, nausea and anesthesia. It acts as an antihistamine, reducing the natural compound your body produces that triggers an allergic reaction. It is also a sedative. Vistaril is prescribed for respiratory allergic symptoms such as a runny nose and sneezing, skin allergic reactions such as hives as well as anxiety and tension. It may be prescribed to help with nausea and vomiting. It may also be combined with other medications, such as anesthesia, for a medical procedure.

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