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My doctor has prescribed me flupentixol (franxit .5 mg). what can you tell me about this medication?

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Dr. Imad Khreim
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Dopamine blocker: Flupentixol is a dopamine blocker; it is not available in the USA. It has been around for over 20 years, multiple uses depending on the dosage and the combined with psychopharm protocol, it has uses in Schizophrenia, Bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, OCD, Tic Disorders.

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A 31-year-old member asked:

What do you suggest if my doctor has prescribed me flupentixol (franxit .5 mg). do you know something about this medicine?

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Dr. Linda Callaghan
Addiction Medicine 53 years experience
Yes.: Flupenthixol is a combination of Melitracin, a tricyclic antidepressant and flupenthixol, an antipsychotic medication. It is not approved in the UK but is approved in the UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and S. Africa. In low doses, as a tablet, it is used as antidepressant but an injectable Decanoate form , injected every 2-3 weeks is used for Schizophrenia.

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