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A 23-year-old female asked about a 22-year-old female:

My sister (who has schizoeffective disorder) told me her doctor has her on prozac, trilafon, (perphenazine) and amantadine. doesn't amantadine increase psychoses?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Amantadine: It reduces adverse effects of Trilafon (perphenazine).
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Amantadine: There is a potential for the side effect of psychosis with use of amantadine. But in general - it doesn't increase psychosis. In this situation it is used to prevent possible Trilafon side effects.
Last updated Mar 16, 2021
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