Child with a problem: troublemaker; bed-wetter; picky eater; nervous stomach. Atarax hydroxyzine hydrochloride.
Atarax advertisement, 1970.
Canadian Family Physician, Vol. 16, No. 9.

Problem child or child with a problem?
troublemaker ~ bed-wetter ~ picky eater ~ nervous stomach ~ atarax*
Pfizer   Pharmaceutical Division   50 Place Cremazie, Montreal 351, Quebec
Supply: Capsules: 10, 25, 50 mg.; Syrup: 10 mg/5 ml hydroxyzine HCl. Dosage: Adults: Up to 100 mg. q.i.d. Children: Under 6 years: 30-50 mg. Over 6 years: 50-100 mg. Daily, in divided doses. Contraindications: Possible potentiation of meperidine, opiates, barbiturates, alcohol and other CNS depressants must be considered. Although therapeutic benefits are reported in epileptics on Atarax, in rare cases increase in liability seizures is observed; also involuntary motor activity in hospitalized patients on high dosages of the drug.
Side Effects: No serious side effects reported. Drowsiness in some patients, but usually transitory. Possible dryness of mouth at higher dosages. Atarax is also available in I.M. solution.
Full prescribing information on request.       *Trademark – Authorized User           M26

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