City Overseas(Mfg. by: Panpharma GmbH, Germany)
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Fluphenazine may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Fluphenazine may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the devel... View More
Fluphenazine is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. I... View More
Fluphenazine may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur. Caution is advised whe... View More
There is limited information available on the use of Fluphenazine in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Fluphenazine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fluphenazine may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Fluphenazine is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of schizophrenia. It may also be used to treat depression and bipolar disorder. It alters ... View More
Uses of Fluphenazine
Side effects of Fluphenazine
- Abnormality of voluntary movements
- Dryness in mouth
- Increased prolactin level in blood
- Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
- Muscle stiffness
- Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
- Urinary retention
- Weight gain
How to use Fluphenazine
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Fluphenazine works
Fluphenazine is a typical antipsychotic. It works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.
- It makes you feel sleepy. Do not drive or do anything requiring mental focus until you know how it affects you.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
In the long-term management of psychotic disorders including, Schizophrenia, Mania, Organic brain syndrome
Intramuscular Psychoses; Mania; Schizophrenia Adult: As decanoate: Initially, 12.5 mg adjusted according to response. Maintenance: 12.5-100 mg at inte... View More
Safety and efficacy not established
Renal impairment: Use with caution; monitor
Fluphenazine Decanoate oily Injection is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to the drug. Also contraindicated in comatose or severely dep... View More
Mode of Action
Fluphenazine blocks postsynaptic dopamine D1 and D2 receptors in the mesolimbic system and decreases the release of hypothalamic and hypophyseal hormone... View More
Special precaution should be practiced in presence of convulsive disorders; hepatic, renal, cerebrovascular, respiratory and cardiovascular diseases. Al... View More
Frequency Not Defined Confusion,Decreased gag reflex Extrapyramidal symptoms Akathisia,Dystonia,Dyskinesia,Muscle stiffness,Neuroleptic malignant s... View More
Reduces antihypertensive effects of guanethidine, methyldopa and clonidine. Lithium toxicity. Reduced bioavailability with antacids. Increased risk of a... View More
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