OverviewDosageSide EffectsInteractionsHalf-Life

It is not recommended to drink alcohol together with hydroxyzine because their interaction can affect mental alertness and make people unable to do activities that require full concentration, such as driving or operating other hazardous machinery

Side Effects

Side effects of drinking alcohol while taking this medication include dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment.


Drinking alcohol together with hydroxyzine can increase side effects on the nervous system and reduce mental alertness. In other words, taking both drugs together means that they can amplify each other’s effects, leading to more pronounced side effects like drowsiness or mental impairment.

Disclaimer: this article does not constitute or replace medical advice. If you have an emergency or a serious medical question, please contact a medical professional or call 911 immediately. To see our full medical disclaimer, visit our Terms of Use page.

More about Hydroxyzine


Written by

Fact Checked by