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If I take hydroxyzine for itching and have run out what can

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If I take hydroxyzine for itching and have run out what can I do if I am having extreme itching now with scratching?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: i have been taking the Hydroxyzine for years and have just been denied by Medicare to refill
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Being treated for early Alzheimer's but the neurologist and dermatologist are aware of the Medes prescribed
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

you can use over the counter 25-50mg of Benadryl

until you can get into your doctor to get a new prescription for hydroxyzine.

you can also use 1% hydrocortisone cream and benadryl cream on your skin as well.

Benadryl is similar to hydroxyzine.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Thanks I go to drug store for what you suggests.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

do you see the ratings area?