Hydroxyzine HCl Tablets
This item requires prescription approval.
Prescription medications are currently limited to CA residents. More states coming soon!!
- Product Description
- Safety Information
- Side Effects
- Additional Information
Hydroxyzine (hye-drox-i-zeen) HCL (Hydrochloride) is an anti-inflammatory medication that helps treat pets with skin allergies and allergic reactions.
- Relieves itchy skin along with redness and inflammation
- Used on multiple skin conditions or as a sedative
- Fast acting
- An antihistamine and anti-inflammatory
- Used on all pets
Consult with your veterinarian for proper dosage and course of treatment.
Pets who are diagnosed with glaucoma, high blood pressure, lung or heart disease, or have an enlarged prostate should not take Hydroxyzine HCL.
Pets who have a history of allergic reactions to cetirizine should not use this medication.
Pets with urinary or intestinal obstruction may have complications. Pregnant or nursing dogs should not take Hydroxyzine HCL.
Do not use Hydroxyzine HCL in pets that are allergic to it or to cetirizine.
Use with caution on dogs who have severe kidney or liver disease, thyroid problems, prone to seizures or have difficulty urinating.
Dogs receiving APOQUEL should be monitored for the development of infections, including demodicosis, and neoplasia.
Food and Drug Interactions
Other drugs can interact with Hydroxyzine HCL, so be sure to tell your veterinarian what medications and suppliments are given to your pet
Hydroxyzine HCL may be given either with food or on an empty stomach. If your animal vomits or acts sick after receiving the drug on an empty stomach, try giving the next dose with food or a small treat. If vomiting continues, contact your veterinarian.
There are no specific precautions required when handling this medication
Possible Side Effects
The most common side effect is drowsiness, but pets will become more tolerant and this side effect will reduce over time.
Other more serious possible side effects include dry mouth, muscle tremors, decreased gastrointestinal activity, and trouble urinating.
Contact your veterinarian if you believe your pet is experiencing side effects.
Store Hydroxyzine HCL in the original prescription bottle at room temperature and protected from light