- Effective against hives, itching, and rashes
- Can be used as a mild sedative or tranquilizer for anxious dogs
- Has fewer side effects than corticosteroids
- Helps stop itching
- Treats hives, allergies, flea bite dermatitis, and atopy
- For Dogs, Cats, and Horses
Possible Side Effects:
Hydroxyzine may cause drowsiness or dizziness.
Signs of an allergic reaction hives difficulty breathing swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat. Seek immediate medical attention for your pet.
Keep giving Hydroxyzine and talk to your veterinarian if your pet develops any of these less serious side effects dizziness,
drowsiness, or confusion blurred vision or dry mouth nausea or vomiting.
Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome to your pet.
If your pet has heart, liver or kidney disease or if your pet is pregnant or lactating notify your veterinarian if your pet is pregnant or lactating.
Notify your Veterinarian if your pet is currently on any of the following medications: chlorpheniramine Chlor-Trimeton, celmastine Tavist, meperidine Demerol, Phenobarbital, acepromazine, amitriptyline Elavil, fluoxetine Prozac. Tell your veterinarian about all prescription and non-prescription OTC medications, including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products.
Dosage and Administration:
Hydroxyzine is available as 10mg, 25mg, and 50mg tablets
The usual dose of hydroxyzine in dogs is 1mg per pound every 6 to 8 hours.
The usual dose of hydroxyzine in cats is 5 to 10 mg per cat every 8 to 12 hours
Follow the instructions on the prescription label. If you do not understand these directions ask
your pharmacist or veterinarian to explain them to you.