Apo-Trifluoperazine

Apo-Trifluoperazine

trifluoperazine

Manufacturer:

Apotex

Distributor:

Pharmaforte
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Trifluoperazine
Dosage/Direction for Use
Anxiety Initially 1 mg bd. Psychotic patient 2-5 mg bd initially, increasing up to 40 mg daily. Anti-emetic Adult 1-2 mg bd.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Bone marrow depression, comatose states, blood dyscrasias, marked liver damage.
Special Precautions
Pregnancy, lactation, elderly, debilitated childn. Renal impairment, CV or resp disorders, parkinsonism, diabetes, phaeochromocytoma, epilepsy, glaucoma. May impair temp regulatory mechanism.
Adverse Reactions
Drowsiness, dependence, antimuscarinic effects, insomnia, depression, convulsion, agitation, tachycardia, postural hypotension, allergic reactions, agranulocytosis, tardive dyskinesia, impaired glucose tolerance.
Drug Interactions
Alcohol, CNS depressants, guanethidine, anticholinergics, antacids, NSAIDs.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
N05AB06 - trifluoperazine ; Belongs to the class of phenothiazine antipsychotics with piperazine structure.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Apo-Trifluoperazine tab 1 mg
Packing/Price
100's
Form
Apo-Trifluoperazine tab 5 mg
Packing/Price
1000's
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