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Hydroxyzine

Contributor(s): Rosanna Marsella

Introduction

Name

  • Hydroxyzine.

Class of drug

  • Antihistamine.

Description

Physical properties

  • Insoluble in water.

Storage requirements

  • Light resistant container.

Uses

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Indications

Pruritus
Psychogenic dermatoses

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Garcia G, DeMora F, Ferrer L & Puigdemont A (1997)Effect of H1-antihistamines on histamine release from dispersed canine cutaneous mast cells.Am J Vet Res58(3), 293-297.
  • Paterson S (1995)Additive benefits of EFAs in dogs with atopic dermatitis after partial response to antihistamine therapy.JSAP36(9), 389-394.
  • Barbet J L & Halliwell R E (1989)Duration of inhibition of immediate skin test reactivity by hydroxyzine hydrochloride in dogs.JAVMA194(11), 1165-1169.
  • Simons K J & Simons F E (1987)The effect of chronic administration of hydroxyzine on hydroxyzine pharmacokinetics in dogs.J Allerg Clin Immunol79(6), 928-932.

Other sources of information

  • Based on Tennant B (1999)Small Animal Formulary.(1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.
  • Plumb D (1999)Veterinary Drug handbook.3rd edn. Ames: Iowa State University Press. pp 386-388.

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