Hydroxyzine

(Atarax®, Hydroxyzine hydrochloride)

Available as tablets or capsules.
Tablets
Available as soluble tablets?
No
Available as a liquid?
No
Available as something for placing under your tongue?
No
Available as something for placing on your gum?
No
Available as granules?
No
Available as a patch for putting on your skin?
No
Available as an injection?
No
Available as nasal/oral spray?
No
Safe or appropriate to crush
No information available
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Generic name
Hydroxyzine hydrochloride
Usual formulation brand names
Atarax®
Is tablet/capsule specially coated?
Yes
Modified release
No
Film coated
Yes
Enteric coated
No
Sugar coated
No
Soluble tablet strength
-
Sublingual/buccal formulation strength
-
Granule strength
-
Transdermal patch strength
-
Injection strength
-
Nasal/oral spray Strength
-
Available as a licensed liquid or special?
Special
Are specials or imports available?
Special
Liquid strengths
Check with specials manufacturer
Is the liquid medicine sugar free?
Check with specials manufacturer
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
No
Advice on administration via enteral tube
No information available
Notes
Ucerax® syrup was recently discontinued and enteral/crushing advice has not yet been updated to reflect this