Droxiem

Droxiem

hydroxyzine

Manufacturer:

Alvita Pharma

Distributor:

I.E. Medica

Marketer:

Zyre Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Hydroxyzine HCl
Indications/Uses
Anxiolytic. Management of pruritus & urticaria. Adjunct to pre- & post-op medication; opioid analgesia in the management of cancer pain.
Dosage/Direction for Use
IM Psychiatric & emotional emergencies including acute alcoholism Adult 50-100 mg immediately & every 4-6 hr, as needed. Nausea & vomiting excluding nausea & vomiting of pregnancy Adult 25-200 mg. Childn 0.5 mg/lb. Pre- & post-op adjunctive medication Adult 25-200 mg. Childn 0.5 mg/lb. Pre- & post-partum adjunctive therapy 25-100 mg.
Special Precautions
Hypersensitivity including bronchospasm, angioedema & anaphylaxis; rashes & cross-sensitivity. Photosensitivity. Possible human fetal abnormalities. Discontinue use several days prior skin testing.
Adverse Reactions
CNS depression, slight drowsiness to deep sleep, including lassitude, dizziness & incoordination; headache, psychomotor impairment; antimuscarinic effects eg, dry mouth, thickened resp tract secretions, blurred vision, urinary difficulty or retention, constipation & increased gastric reflux.
Drug Interactions
May enhance sedative effects of CNS depressants including alcohol, barbiturates, hypnotics, opioid analgesics, anxiolytic sedatives & antipsychotics. Additive antimuscarinic action w/ atropine & some antidepressants (both tricyclics & MAOIs). May mask the warning signs of damage caused by ototoxic drugs eg, aminoglycoside antibiotics. May suppress cutaneous histamine response to allergen extr.
MIMS Class
Antihistamines & Antiallergics / Anxiolytics
ATC Classification
N05BB01 - hydroxyzine ; Belongs to the class of diphenylmethane derivatives anxiolytics. Used in the management of anxiety, agitation or tension.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Droxiem soln for inj 100 mg/2 mL
Packing/Price
2 mL x 10 × 1's
Form
Droxiem soln for inj 50 mg/1 mL
Packing/Price
1 mL x 10 × 1's
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