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Can I take hydroxyzine hydrochloride if I have glaucoma?

If you have glaucoma, talk to your doctor before taking hydroxyzine hydrochloride (brand names Atarax, Rezine, Vistaril and others). You should also talk with your doctor if you have ever had ulcers, asthma, an enlarged prostate gland, high blood pressure or seizures. Any of these conditions, or medications for these conditions, may affect the decision to take hydroxyzine hydrochloride.

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