What is Hydroxyzine Pamoate?
Who is it for?
What are the benefits?
How does Hydroxyzine Pamoate work?
Is there a generic equivalent available?
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What should I discuss with my veterinarian while considering Hydroxyzine Pamoate?
Tell your veterinarian if your pet has an enlarged prostate, urinary tract obstruction, heart disease, glaucoma or stomach or intestinal obstruction.
Notify your veterinarian of any other medications or supplements your pet is taking. Also if your pet has had any reactions to previous medications.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
What is the most important information I should know?
Who should not take it?
Use in pregnant and lactating animals (female animals nursing their young)only if benefits outweigh their risks. Use with caution in working animals (military dogs, police dogs, seeing eye dogs, hearing dogs, working horses, etc.) as it may cause too much sedation.
Discontinue use at least 7 days prior to skin allergy testing.
In horses, hydroxyzine is a classified drug. Consult your veterinarian and event officials before using hydroxyzine or any other medication in performance horses. Not for use in horses intended for food.
What side effects may be seen when taking Hydroxyzine Pamoate?
In all animals:May see sedation. Dogs: Less commonly seen are excitement, fine tremors, whole body tremors, or seizures.
Cats: May see increased thirst or other behavioral changes.
Consult your veterinarian if you notice any of the above side effects.
If your pet experiences an allergic reaction to the medication, signs may include facial swelling, hives, scratching, sudden onset of diarrhea, vomiting, shock, seizures, pale gums, cold limbs, or coma. If you observe any of these signs, contact your veterinarian immediately.
How is it stored?
What should I do if I know of or suspect there has been an overdose?
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