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hydroxyzine

[hahy-drok-suh-zeen]
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noun Pharmacology.
  1. an antihistaminic compound, C21H27ClN2O2, used in the treatment of allergy, nausea, and anxiety.
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Origin of hydroxyzine

First recorded in 1955–60; hydroxy- + (pipera)zine
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hydroxyzine in Medicine

hydroxyzine

(hī-drŏksĭ-zēn′)
n.
  1. A drug given in its salt forms both orally and intramuscularly, used as a sedative and antihistamine.
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