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DailyMed – HYDROXYZINE PAMOATE capsule


Hydroxyzine pamoate, USP is designated chemically as 1-(p-chlorobenzhydryl) 4-[2-(2-hydroxyethoxy) ethyl] diethylenediamine salt of 1,1′-methylene bis (2 hydroxy-3-naphthalene carboxylic acid). It has the following structural formula:

C21H27ClN2O2•C23H16O6 M.W. 763.27

Hydroxyzine Pamoate Capsules USP are administered in doses equivalent to 25 mg, 50 mg or 100 mg of hydroxyzine hydrochloride. In addition, each capsule contains the following inactive ingredients: croscarmellose sodium, magnesium stearate, and pregelatinized corn starch. The 25 mg also contains anhydrous lactose. The 50 mg and 100 mg also contain lactose monohydrate.

The capsule shell ingredients for the 25 mg capsule are D&C red no. 28, D&C yellow no. 10, FD&C blue no. 1, FD&C red no. 40, FD&C yellow no. 6, gelatin, and titanium dioxide. The 50 mg capsule shell contains D&C red no. 33, D&C yellow no. 10, FD&C yellow no. 6, gelatin, and titanium dioxide. The 100 mg capsule shell contains D&C red no. 28, D&C red no. 33, D&C yellow no. 10, FD&C blue no. 1, FD&C red no. 40, gelatin, and titanium dioxide.

The edible imprinting ink on the 25 mg, 50 mg and 100 mg capsules contains black iron oxide, D&C yellow no. 10 aluminum lake, FD&C blue no. 1 aluminum lake, FD&C blue no. 2 aluminum lake, FD&C red no. 40 aluminum lake, propylene glycol, and shellac glaze.



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