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- 1 The Brand Name FLUANXOL Has Generic Salt :: Flupenthixol
- 2 FLUANXOL Is From Company Lundbeck Priced :: Rs. 80.45
- 3 FLUANXOL have Flupenthixol is comes under Sub class #N/A of Main Class #N/A
- 4 Main Medicine Class:: #N/A Sub Medicine Class :: #N/A
- 5 Disclaimer ::
- 6 The Information available on this site is for only Informational Purpose , before any use of this information please consult your Doctor .Price of the drugs indicated above may not match to real price due to many possible reasons may , including local taxes etc.. These are only approximate indicative prices of the drug.
The Brand Name FLUANXOL Has Generic Salt :: Flupenthixol
FLUANXOL Is From Company Lundbeck Priced :: Rs. 80.45
FLUANXOL have Flupenthixol is comes under Sub class #N/A of Main Class #N/A
Main Medicine Class:: #N/A Sub Medicine Class :: #N/A
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Indications for Drugs ::
Depression, Schizophrenia, Psychoses
Drug Dose ::
Adult: PO Psychoses Initial: 3-9 mg twice daily. Max: 18 mg/day. Depression Initial: 1 mg/day, increase to 2 mg/day after 1 wk, then to 3 mg/day. Max: 3 mg/day. IM Psychoses As decanoate: Initial: 20 mg as a test dose. After at least 7 days and depending on response: Subsequent doses of 20-40 mg may be given 2-4 wkly. Usual maintenance: 50 mg 4 wkly to 300 mg 2 wkly, up to 400 mg/wk in severe cases.
Hypersensitivity. Extremely excitable and overactive patients; mania; porphyria; coma; preexisting CNS depression; bone-marrow supression; phaeochromocytoma. Lactation.
Drug Precautions ::
Patients with convulsive disorders; advanced hepatic, renal, CV or resp disease; tasks requiring mental alertness; elderly (especially with dementia), and debilitated patients; neuroleptics with sedative effect must be withdrawn gradually; history of angle-closure glaucoma; urinary retention; prostatic hyperplasia; breast cancer, prolactin dependent tumours; parkinsonism; myasthenia gravis; pregnancy; Avoid direct sunlight.
Drug Side Effects ::
Rigidity, tremors, restlessness, tardive dyskinesia, insomnia, dryness of mouth, wt gain, sexual dysfunction, galactorrhoea and menstrual disturbances. Potentially Fatal: Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (hyperthermia, hypertonicity of skeletal muscles, unconsciousness and autonomic nervous system instability).
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Drug Mode of Action ::
Flupentixol is a thioxanthene antipsychotic that inhibits dopamine-mediated effects by blocking postsynaptic dopamine receptors in the CNS.
Drug Interactions ::
May potentiate the adverse effects of drugs with antimuscarinic effects e.g. TCAs. Reduced efficacy of levodopa. Increases adverse extrapyramidal symptoms with dopamine antagonists (metoclopramide and prochlorperazine). Potentially Fatal: Potentiates CNS effects of alcohol, general anaesthetics, hypnotics, anxiolytics and opioids. Blocks antihypertensive effect of guanethidine.