Is Hydroxyzine The Off Brand Of Xanax?

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Is Hydroxyzine The Off Brand Of Xanax?

Just curious?

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Thanks for your question. Hydroxyzine if not a generic Xanax. While they are both used to treat anxiety, they have different chemical makeups and do so in different ways. Hydroxyzine is an antihistime. Xanax is a benzodiazepine that slows down chemicals in the brain. This is a very consice, simplified answer. To learn more about the drugs, you can see their drug information:

Hydroxyzine Drug Information

Xanax Drug Information

I hope this helps.