Flenazine

Flenazine

fluphenazine

Manufacturer:

Surge Lab

Distributor:

JF Draf
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Fluphenazine decanoate
Indications/Uses
Psychiatric disorders including schizophrenia, mania, severe anxiety & behavioural disturbances.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Deep IM inj Schizophrenia or other chronic psychoses Initially 12.5 mg (6.25 mg in the elderly). Subsequent adjustments in the amounts & the dosage interval should be made according to the patient’s response; the amounts required may range from 12.5-100 mg & the intervals required may range from 2 wk to 5 or 6 wk.
Contraindications
May exacerbate depression & therefore is contraindicated in severely depressed patients. Hypersensitivity to fluphenazine. Severely depressed patients. Childn <12 yr.
Special Precautions
Cross-sensitivity to phenothiazine derivatives.
Adverse Reactions
Extrapyramidal effects; sedation, hypotension or antimuscarinic effects.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
N05AB02 - fluphenazine ; Belongs to the class of phenothiazine antipsychotics with piperazine structure.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Flenazine soln for inj 25 mg/mL
Packing/Price
1 mL x 5 × 1's
Register or sign in to continue
Asia's one-stop resource for medical news, clinical reference and education
Sign up for free
Already a member? Sign in