Atarax is a very versatile drug because it can be used to treat a number of ailments. While it is basically an antihistamine to treat conditions like hay fever, it can also be useful for the treatment of anxiety, hives, contact dermatitis, as well as vomiting and nausea. Doctors may use it for other medical problems.
The symptoms of hay fever include sneezing, watering eyes, runny nose and coughing. The correct medical term for hay fever is allergic rhinitis. A lot of people suffer with hay fever at certain times of the year, or in certain types of weather. This is called seasonal allergic rhinitis.
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