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Review: could Vistaril cause Withdrawal syndrome?

Summary: Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Vistaril, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Chantix, and have High blood pressure.

We study 4,021 people who have side effects while taking Vistaril from FDA and social media. Among them, 72 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more.

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Vistaril

Vistaril has active ingredients of hydroxyzine hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 4,399 Vistaril users)

Withdrawal syndrome

Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain. (latest reports from 9,228 Withdrawal syndrome patients)

On Jan, 1, 2015: 4,013 people reported to have side effects when taking Vistaril. Among them, 72 people (1.79%) have Withdrawal Syndrome.

Trend of Withdrawal syndrome in Vistaril reports

Time on Vistaril when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Vistaril * :

FemaleMale
Withdrawal syndrome94.44%5.56%

Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Vistaril * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%6.52%2.17%19.57%69.57%2.17%

Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Vistaril ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (53 people, 73.61%)
  2. Blood cholesterol (52 people, 72.22%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (52 people, 72.22%)
  4. Mental disorder (50 people, 69.44%)
  5. Smoking cessation therapy (39 people, 54.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Chantix (59 people, 81.94%)
  2. Prilosec (55 people, 76.39%)
  3. Darvocet (53 people, 73.61%)
  4. Potassium chloride (53 people, 73.61%)
  5. Haldol (53 people, 73.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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