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Hydroxyzine is one of antihistamines that antagonizes H1 receptor, and it's effects are reducing pruritus, nausea/vomiting, and the mild effect of sedation.With these effects Hydroxyzine should be used in the prevention of these symptoms.
80 patients scheduled for elective transabdominal hysterectomy under combined spinal-general anesthesia. they were randomized to receive either hydroxyzine 75 mg and midazolam 7.5 mg (ATR group) or placebo and midazolam 7.5 mg (control group) as premedication at least half an hour before operation. Clinical data (vital signs, pruritic score, nauseous score, sedation score, etc) was recorded at preoperative, intraoperative and 48-hour postoperative periods. All patients had spinal block with 0.5% heavy bupivacaine 2 ml with 0.3 mg preservative free morphine and general anesthesia with thiopental sodium 250-300 mg as induction, intubated with atracurium 0.6 mg/kg and maintenance with nitrous oxide, oxygen and isoflurane. Conventional reversal technique was done in all patients. Fentanyl intravenous was used for pain as needed, chlopheniramine syrup 2 tsp (4mg/10 ml) every 4 hours was used for pruritus and ondansetron intravenous (8 mg) was used for nausea/vomiting in postoperative period. The results were reported in number of patients or percent of patients who were suffered from pruritus, nausea, vomiting or sedation.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Prevention
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:27-0400
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Children with healing burns often suffer from pruritus that may continue for many months. Pruritus can be very distressing to the child and can interfere with sleep, activities of daily li...
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Radix Sophorae Flavescentis (RSF) and Fructus Cnidii (FC) compose a typical herbal synergic pair in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for pruritus symptom treatments. The mechanisms of action for the...
A histamine H1 receptor antagonist that is effective in the treatment of chronic urticaria, dermatitis, and histamine-mediated pruritus. Unlike its major metabolite CETIRIZINE, it does cause drowsiness. It is also effective as an antiemetic, for relief of anxiety and tension, and as a sedative.
Agents, usually topical, that relieve itching (pruritus).
Intense chronic itching in the anal area.
Intense itching of the external female genitals.
Inflammation of the VULVA. It is characterized by PRURITUS and painful urination.
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Anesthesia is the loss of feeling or sensation in all or part of the body. It may result from damage to nerves or can be induced by an anesthetist (a medical professional) using anesthetics such as thiopental or propofol or sevoflurane during a surgical ...
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