Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride Side Effects
What should I watch for?
Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not improve.
You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells. Alcohol may interfere with the effect of this medicine. Avoid alcoholic drinks.
Your mouth may get dry. Chewing sugarless gum or sucking hard candy, and drinking plenty of water may help. Contact your doctor if the problem does not go away or is severe.
This medicine may cause dry eyes and blurred vision. If you wear contact lenses you may feel some discomfort. Lubricating drops may help. See your eye doctor if the problem does not go away or is severe.
If you are receiving skin tests for allergies, tell your doctor you are using this medicine.
Side Effects to watch for
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
- fast or irregular heartbeat
- difficulty passing urine
- slurred speech or confusion
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):