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Vistaril (hydroxyzine-generic) is used both for relieving enxiety and for allergic reactions.
It has antihistamine and sedative properties.
It acts on the central nervous system, depresses it and brings relaxation and that way relieves anxiety. It is used for both anxiety disorders and reducing stress and tension in difficult situations like surgery, etc

Vistaril is an antihistamine, which means that it binds to histamine receptors, enabling histamine to bind and cause allergic reactions. It is used for relieving sneezing, itching, and effects of increased mucus production. It is therefore used in relieving nasal and non-nasal allergic conditions.

It increases the sedating effects of alcohol and other drugs like anti-anxiety drugs, narcotic pain killers, etc……in the combination with these drugs treats like already mentioned anxiety and could be used in major surgeries before and after general anesthesia.

The most common side effects are tiredness, sleepiness, dizziness, abdominal pain, disturbed coordination, confusion, irritability, blurred vision, loss of appetite, nausea, etc