The Brand Name BENZYZINE Has Generic Salt :: Trifluoperazine 

BENZYZINE  Is From Company LA DRUG Priced :: Rs. 10

BENZYZINE have Trifluoperazine is comes under Sub class #N/A of  Main Class #N/A

Main Medicine Class:: #N/A  Sub Medicine Class :: #N/A 

 Salt Name :  OR Generic Name Form Price : MRP /Probable Packing
Trifluoperazine  TAB  Rs. 10  10
Brand Name Company / Manufacturers Strength Unit Price / 10
 BENZYZINE  LA DRUG  10,2;MG  10 Rs. 10

Company  Brand Name  Salt Combination Main Medical Class Sub Medical Class
 From LA DRUG :: BENZYZINE  Trifluoperazine  #N/A #N/A

Indications for Drugs ::

Anxiety, Psychoses, Nausea and vomiting, Schizophrenia

Drug Dose ::

Adult: PO Psychoses 2-5 mg twice daily, up to 15-20 mg/day. Severe or resistant: 40 mg/day. Nausea and vomiting; Short-term management of anxiety 1-2 mg twice daily. Max: 6 mg/day. For anxiety: Max duration: 12 wk.

Contraindication ::

Preexisting CNS depression and coma; bone marrow depression, blood dyscrasias, liver disease, hypersensitivity to phenothiazines, prolactin dependent tumours. Pregnancy (1st trimester), lactation.

Drug Precautions ::

Cardiovascular disease, epilepsy, angle-closure glaucoma, exposure to extreme temperatures, elderly, parkinson’s disease, myasthenia gravis, benign prostatic hyperplasia, DM, renal amd hepatic impairment. Discontinue trifluoperazine at least 48 hr before myelography and do not resume for at least 24 hr after procedure. Do not use trifluoperazine in control of nausea and vomiting occurring either prior to myelography or postprocedure with metrizamide. Pregnancy.

Drug Side Effects ::

Drowsiness, dry mouth, blurred vision, dizziness, sedation, antimuscarinic affects, postural hypotension, akathisia, muscle weakness, anorexia, insomnia, rash, amenorrhoea, fatigue, increased prolactin levels, extrapyramidal side effects. Potentially Fatal: Neuroleptic malignant syndrome, blood dyscrasias.

Pregnancy category ::
Pregnancy category


Drug Mode of Action ::  

Trifluoperazine inhibits dopamine D2 receptors in the brain. It has weak anticholinergic and sedative effects but strong extrapyramidal and antiemetic effects. It controls severely disturbed, agitated or violent behaviour but may also be used for nonpsychotic anxiety.

Drug Interactions ::

Increased CNS depression with CNS depressants such as opiates or other analgesics, barbiturates or other sedatives, general anaesthetics, or alcohol. Increased risk of side effects with drugs with antimuscarinic properties e.g. TCA, antiparkinsonian drugs. Antagonised effects of dopaminergic drugs such as levodopa. Increased risk of hypotension with antihypertensives, trazodone. Reverses antihypertensive effect of guanethidine. Increased risk of severe extrapyramidal side-effects or severe neurotoxicity with lithium. Possible decrease in absorption with antacids.


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