hydroxyzine hydrochloride

[USP] the dihydrochloride salt of hydroxyzine, used as an antianxiety agent and antiemetic, in urticaria and other manifestations of allergic dermatoses, and as an adjunct to preoperative and postoperative medications. Administered orally or intramuscularly.

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