Clopixol/Clopixol Acuphase/Clopixol Depot

Clopixol/Clopixol Acuphase/Clopixol Depot

zuclopenthixol

Manufacturer:

Lundbeck

Distributor:

DKSH
/
Four Star
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Zuclopenthixol (Tab: diHCl; Acuphase inj: acetate; Depot inj: decanoate)
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Tab Psychoses 10-50 mg daily up to ≥75 mg. Behavioural disturbances in oligophrenic patients 6-20 mg daily. Behavioural disturbances & confusion in senile patients 2-6 mg daily. Acuphase amp Normally, 50-150 mg IM repeated if necessary, preferably at 2-3 days interval. Depot amp 1-2 mL IM 2-4 wkly.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Comatose states, acute alcohol, barbiturate & opiate intoxication. Pregnancy.
Special Precautions
Hepatic or renal impairment, CV insufficiency, convulsive disorders; may impair ability to drive or operate machinery.
Adverse Reactions
Extrapyramidal syndrome; drowsiness, dry mouth, urinary retention, disturbed accommodation, tachycardia, postural hypotension, dizziness. Tardive dyskinesia.
Drug Interactions
Alcohol, barbiturates, CNS depressants, guanethidine, metoclopramide.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
N05AF05 - zuclopenthixol ; Belongs to the class of thioxanthene derivatives antipsychotics.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Clopixol Depot soln for inj 200 mg/mL
Packing/Price
10 × 1's
Form
Clopixol tab 25 mg
Packing/Price
100's
Form
Clopixol Acuphase inj 50 mg/mL
Packing/Price
5 × 1's
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