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Dr. Rohan Ganguli
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Perphenazine (Overview)

Perphenazine is a medium strength D2 stimulator which is a kind of drug for psychosis (psychiatric drug).


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Anyone know about perphenazine (trilafon) ?

Anyone know about perphenazine (trilafon) ?

Conventional antipsy: Perphenazine is a conventional antipsychotic used to treat symptoms of schizophrenia and to control severe nausea and vomiting in adults. You can ask your prescribing doctor and pharmacist as to why you were given this medication. ...Read more

Dr. Rohan Ganguli
38 doctors shared insights

Perphenazine (Overview)

Perphenazine is a medium strength D2 stimulator which is a kind of drug for psychosis (psychiatric drug).


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What does bmd stand for? Many anti psychotic&mood stabilizer prescribed.Including perphenazine 8mg tid, trihexyphenidyl 2mg tid sodium valproate200 tid

What does bmd stand for? Many anti psychotic&mood stabilizer prescribed.Including perphenazine 8mg tid, trihexyphenidyl 2mg tid sodium valproate200 tid

Acronym: Acronyms can be confusing sometimes. But from the letters you list and the medications you've been prescribed, i'm guessing it might stand for bipolar mood disorder. Your best bet is to ask the doctor or other mental health professional who used it -- see what was truly meant. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of perphenazine?

What are the side effects of perphenazine?

Many Dangerous: Perphenazine is used to treat the symptoms of schizophrenia and is also used to control severe nausea and vomiting in adults. Dangerous side effects include neuroleptic malignant syndrome with muscle stiffness and high fevers, also seizures, abnormal heartbeat, inflammation of the liver, difficulty breathing, severe muscle spasms, and uncontrolled movements of face, mouth or jaw. ...Read more

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I had a fall last night after taking doxepin and restoril (temazepam) plus perphenazine/amitryptiline could that make so dizzy i could not stop mtself from fallin?

I had a fall last night after taking doxepin and restoril (temazepam) plus perphenazine/amitryptiline could that make so dizzy i could not stop mtself from fallin?

Too many meds!: It sounds like you took too many sedating medications at the same time -- plus doxepin, perphenazine, and amitriptylene can also cause orthostatic hypotension (lowered blood pressure when you try to stand, so that you end up dizzy.) hoping you won't do that again, and will work with your doctor for a safer solution to your sleep difficulties. ...Read more

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Can trazodone, perphenazine, noroco and alcohol be a fatal combination?

Can trazodone, perphenazine, noroco and alcohol be a fatal combination?

Do not mix!!!: I would imagine that each of the prescription bottles for these medications have that funny little sticker on them that says "do not drink alcoholic beverages when taking this medication." talk with your doctor about the safety of mixing the pills, and safe dosages of each. ...Read more

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What is trilafon (perphenazine)?

What is trilafon (perphenazine)?

Conventional antipsy: Perphenazine is a conventional antipsychotic used to treat symptoms of schizophrenia and to control severe nausea and vomiting in adults. You can ask your prescribing doctor and pharmacist as to why you were given this medication. ...Read more

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Anyone know perphenazine (trilafon) fx?

Anyone know perphenazine (trilafon) fx?

Conventional antipsy: Perphenazine is a conventional antipsychotic used to treat symptoms of schizophrenia and to control severe nausea and vomiting in adults. You can ask your prescribing doctor and pharmacist as to why you were given this medication. ...Read more

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Anyone know about perphenazine (trilafon) ?

Conventional antipsy: Perphenazine is a conventional antipsychotic used to treat symptoms of schizophrenia and to control severe nausea and vomiting in adults. You can ask your prescribing doctor and pharmacist as to why you were given this medication. ...Read more

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Does trilafon (perphenazine) cause weight change?

Trilafon (perphenazine): Back in days when trilafon (perphenazine) was popular, wt. Changes were reported, most were increase in wt., few showed slight decrease. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of perphenazine?

Many Dangerous: Perphenazine is used to treat the symptoms of schizophrenia and is also used to control severe nausea and vomiting in adults. Dangerous side effects include neuroleptic malignant syndrome with muscle stiffness and high fevers, also seizures, abnormal heartbeat, inflammation of the liver, difficulty breathing, severe muscle spasms, and uncontrolled movements of face, mouth or jaw. ...Read more

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Any side effects of perphenazine that can hurt?

Any side effects of perphenazine that can hurt?

Many Dangerous: Perphenazine is used to treat the symptoms of schizophrenia and is also used to control severe nausea and vomiting in adults. Dangerous side effects include neuroleptic malignant syndrome with muscle stiffness and high fevers, also seizures, abnormal heartbeat, inflammation of the liver, difficulty breathing, severe muscle spasms, and uncontrolled movements of face, mouth or jaw. ...Read more

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Does trilafon (perphenazine) cause you weight gain?

Does trilafon (perphenazine) cause you weight gain?

Yes: It can both stimulate appetite and cause carbohydrate cravings. There are other available medications that have a smaller risk of these side effects. ...Read more

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Doctors, can my taking of perphenazine cause lactation?

Doctors, can my taking of perphenazine cause lactation?

Galactorrhea - Yes: Please let your prescribing doctor know about this side effect. Take care. ...Read more

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Can perphenazine amitriptyline get u high?

Can perphenazine amitriptyline get u high?

Perphenazine: Not quite "high" but certainly oversedated in an uncomfortable way, at high doses. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Perphenazine allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Perphenazine allergy?

Perphenazine allergy: Perphenazine is a phenothiazine antipsychotic medication. It can only be purchased in generic form. It is used to treat Schizophrenia, mania & severe nausea & vomiting. Allergic reactions to medications could include swelling of tongue, throat, lips, mouth, face, hives or difficulty breathing. ...Read more

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Oxcarbazepine 300MG Perphenazine 2mg is safe with coffee in the morning?

Oxcarbazepine 300MG
Perphenazine 2mg is safe with coffee in the morning?

Drink your coffee: Do not get hung up on avoidance of caffeine in coffee. No real risk of any consequence in this situation. ...Read more

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What are orange pills (amitriptyline and perphenazine) prescribed for?

What are orange pills (amitriptyline and perphenazine) prescribed for?

Common combo: Perphenazine is an antipsychotic and amitriptyline is an antidepressant. Combinations of amitriptyline with other psychoactive drug are also available for treatment of continuous neuropathic pain disorders. ...Read more

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What are the effects of seroquel, cymbalta, (duloxetine) and perphenazine?

What are the effects of seroquel, cymbalta, (duloxetine) and perphenazine?

See below: Perphenazine: conventional antipsychotics commonly used to treat sx of schizophrenia; also used to control severe nausea in adults. Seroquel is an atypical antipsychotics used to treat sx of schizophrenia; as well as bipolar and major depressive disorder (in addition to other meds); Cymbalta (duloxetine) is selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor to treat sx depression, diabetic neuropathy. ...Read more

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Are there adverse effects between perphenazine and trazodone?

Are there adverse effects between perphenazine and trazodone?

Yes: Both of these agents prolong the qtc interval and can result in life-threatening arrhythmias. Avoid the combo unless benefits outweigh the risks. There are other interactions as well, but this should be the one that you definitely know about. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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Trilafon (Definition)

Trilafon is a medium strength D2 stimulator which is a kind of drug ...Read more