Atarax is primarily and antihistamine. Its meant to treat skin diseases with itching. It causes some sedation and was earlier in some cases being used as an antianxiety. But broadly speaking and historically speaking, yes it is a psychotropic medicine for anxiety.But these days no body uses atarax for anxiety issues.What are the side effects of Atarax?
Atarax is available in generic form Common side effects of Atarax include. drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, constipation, or. dry mouth.Is Atarax the same thing as Vistaril?
Vistaril is the exact same drug as Atarax simply under a different brand name. It is an antihistamine, so it can be prescribed for mild allergic responses, such as those to poison ivy or a bee sting (so long as you don't have specific allergic considerations).Does Atarax make you drowsy?
Atarax is also used to treat allergic skin reactions such as hives or contact dermatitis". It is a medication that causes drowsiness, and considering you have high blood pressure you should take it only as your doctor has prescribed. 2 tablets before bed shouldn't cause a problem with drowsiness during the day.