Select therapeutic use:

Allergies:

Indications for VISTARIL:

Allergic pruritus.

Adult Dosage:

25mg 3–4 times daily.

Children Dosage:

<6yrs: 50mg daily. ≥6yrs: 50–100mg daily. Both in divided doses.

VISTARIL Contraindications:

Early pregnancy. Prolonged QT interval.

VISTARIL Warnings/Precautions:

Risk of QT prolongation. Congenital or family history of long QT syndrome. Ventricular arrhythmias. Recent MI. Uncompensated heart failure. Bradyarrhythmias. Discontinue at 1st sign of a skin rash or any other hypersensitivity. Elderly. Nursing mothers: not recommended.

VISTARIL Classification:

Antihistamine.

VISTARIL Interactions:

Potentiates CNS depression with alcohol, other CNS depressants (eg, meperidine, barbiturates, narcotics, non-narcotic analgesics). Caution with concomitant drugs known to prolong the QT interval (eg, quinidine, procainamide, amiodarone, sotalol, ziprasidone, iloperidone, clozapine, quetiapine, chlorpromazine, citalopram, fluoxetine, azithromycin, erythromycin, clarithromycin, gatifloxacin, moxifloxacin, pentamidine, methadone, ondansetron, droperidol). Risk of cross-sensitivity with cetirizine or levocetirizine.

Adverse Reactions:

Drowsiness, dry mouth, tremor, convulsions; QT prolongation, Torsade de Pointes; rare: acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP).

Generic Drug Availability:

YES

How Supplied:

Caps—100

Pricing for VISTARIL

25mg capsule (Qty: 90)
Appx. price $12
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Anxiety/OCD:

Indications for VISTARIL:

Short-term management of anxiety and tension. As a sedative pre- and post-anesthesia.

Adult Dosage:

Anxiety: 50–100mg 4 times daily. Pre- and post-anesthesia: 50–100mg.

Children Dosage:

Anxiety: <6yrs: 50mg daily. ≥6yrs: 50–100mg daily. Both in divided doses. Pre- and post-anesthesia: 0.6mg/kg.

VISTARIL Contraindications:

Early pregnancy. Prolonged QT interval.

VISTARIL Warnings/Precautions:

Therapy for >4 months. Risk of QT prolongation. Congenital long QT syndrome. Family history of long QT syndrome. Ventricular arrhythmias. Recent MI. Uncompensated heart failure. Bradyarrhythmias. Elderly. Nursing mothers: not recommended.

VISTARIL Classification:

Antihistamine.

VISTARIL Interactions:

Potentiates CNS depression with alcohol, other CNS depressants (eg, meperidine, barbiturates, narcotics, non-narcotic analgesics). Caution with concomitant drugs known to prolong the QT interval (eg, quinidine, procainamide, amiodarone, sotalol, ziprasidone, iloperidone, clozapine, quetiapine, chlorpromazine, citalopram, fluoxetine, azithromycin, erythromycin, clarithromycin, gatifloxacin, moxifloxacin, pentamidine, methadone, ondansetron, droperidol). Risk of cross-sensitivity with cetirizine or levocetirizine.

Adverse Reactions:

Drowsiness, dry mouth, tremor, convulsions; QT prolongation, Torsade de Pointes; rare: acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP).

Generic Drug Availability:

YES

How Supplied:

Caps—100

Pricing for VISTARIL

25mg capsule (Qty: 90)
Appx. price $12
GoodRx