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Medicine For Fluphenazine Allergy
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Adverse effect: Technically, allergy refers to reactions involving skin effects, itching, or, more urgently, breathing and rapid heart (emergency!). They are uncommon with haloperidol. But "allergy" is often used loosely to refer to other adverse effects, some serious, some not. Including unusual ones, the list is long. If you are concerned, speak further with your doctor. An individualized answer for you. ...Read more
My NCS test result normal, HBsAg result negative, no Diabetes. My neurologist gave me a drug combining Fluphenazine & Nortriptyline & B1,B6, B12 Why?
What is your: diagnosis? Need this info to try to answer? Do you have a chronic pain condition? ...Read more
Yes! Well kind of...: Check online drug resources such as www.drugs.com & online.Epocrates.Com for drug information. Prolixin brand is discontinued in us but generic Fluphenazine is still available. http://www.drugs.com/mtm/fluphenazine.html https://online.Epocrates.Com/noframe/showpage.Do?Method=drugs&monographid=29 you may need to sign up/in to access epocrates.Com but it's free. ...Read more
Up to you & doctor: Check online drug resources such as www.Drugs.Com & online.Epocrates.Com for drug information. Prolixin is a brand of generic Fluphenazine which given orally 3-4x/d or injected daily or at intervals. Timing is up to you & doctor http://www.Drugs.Com/mtm/fluphenazine.Html https://online.Epocrates.Com/noframe/showpage.Do?Method=drugs&monographid=29 sign up/in to access epocrates.Com but it's free. ...Read more
What to do for violent outbursts in a person with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome? Patient on fluphenazine decanoate injection (2ml/every 3 weeks)!
See doc: You need to return to the prescribing doctor Discuss symptoms and have medication profile addressed. May have to add another medication to help you ...Read more
Yes: Check online drug resources such as www.drugs.com & online.Epocrates.Com for drug information. Prolixin is a brand of generic Fluphenazine w/many known side effects. But it also has benefited many people. So take it if you need. http://www.drugs.com/mtm/fluphenazine.html https://online.Epocrates.Com/noframe/showpage.Do?Method=drugs&monographid=29 sign up/in to access epocrates.Com but it's free. ...Read more
Which side effects: Depends on how long you had been taking it and whether taken orally or by injection. Never stop taking any prescription med without first discussing with prescribing doc ...Read more
Can a regular blood test find fluphenazine in the blood? or does it need special blood test to find that out?
Is Fluphenazine injection better that oral Fluphenazine ? which one if either have lower risk to develop tardive dyskensia?
Well ...: That's a very good question ... Essentially, fluphenazine decanoate (injection) is the long acting version of the tablets. Generally I will convert patients to the injection if they have problems remembering to take medication. In terms of side effects, a lot depends on your individual response to the medicine. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Do depot antipsychotics (prolixin (fluphenazine) injection) have any advantages over oral antipsychotics (oral prolixin) other than medication adherence ?
Ans: There are some antipsychotic med studies that show greater effectiveness of the long-acting injection med vs oral in severe psychiatric illness, eg, schizophrenia. Studies have also shown in severe psych. illness that relapse and overall hospital days are less with out-patient care utilizing long-acting antipsychotic med injections vs oral form relying on patient reliability. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends . . .: Fluphenazine is an antipsychotic that can be given as a normal injection w/half-life of 15hrs or a long-acting injection w/half-life of 6-10 days depending upon the chemical formulation. We typically guesstimate that a chemical takes 5 half-lives to get out of your system, so the effect of an injection could be anywhere from a few days to two months. ...Read more