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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

Perphenazine Allergy (Definition)

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, ...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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Can perphenazine amitriptyline get u high?

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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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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 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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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

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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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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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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

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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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Does Amitryptline when mixed with Perphenazine stop your leg from shaking? It shook when I just took Perphenazine by itself.

Does Amitryptline when mixed with Perphenazine stop your leg from shaking? It shook when I just took Perphenazine by itself.

Leg shaking.: There are different causes for leg shaking. Combination of Amitriptyline and Perphenazine will very unlikely help leg shaking. ...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 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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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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Equivalent dose of perphenazine 8mg tid to haloperidol. Because of somnolence &weight gain.

Equivalent dose of perphenazine 8mg tid to haloperidol. Because of somnolence &weight gain.

Ask pharmacist: An answer to a question like this is likely not going to be precise since your physician will want to take many things into consideration before making such a switch. It would be best to have the pharmacist contact the physician in order to carry out this particular substitution of drugs. ...Read more

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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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Started Saphris (asenapine) April 1st, doctor is having me just go off it and start Perphenazine/Amitryptline 4/50, is this good for psychotic thoughts?

Started Saphris (asenapine) April 1st, doctor is having me just go off it and start Perphenazine/Amitryptline 4/50, is this good for psychotic thoughts?

Worrisome: It is always tricky to find the right mix, while symptoms are present. On the other hand, you have not been on this medication that long, so withdrawal will likely be tolerable. Still, better to add the medication first, then taper off of the old medication, in my opinion. Were there problems with saphris (asenapine) that made your doctor nervous about keeping you on it? ...Read more

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

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

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. ...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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My mom has a history of psychiatric issues only helped with prozac, (fluoxetine) trazodone, perphenazine, diazepam. She's got dementia now, too. What to consider?

My mom has a history of psychiatric issues only helped with prozac, (fluoxetine) trazodone, perphenazine, diazepam. She's got dementia now, too. What to consider?

Stop two meds add 1: Stop the trazadone and perphenazine. The diazepam should be tapered. Start Namenda (memantine) and Aricept or the new combo for dementia. avoid benzos and phenothiazines ...Read more

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Why do some children have allergies?

Why do some children have allergies?

Exposure + Genes: One needs both a genetic component and "exposure" to a said allergen to develop an allergy. There is a growing support over the past 20 years, that growing up in an environment which is "too clean" can also lead to development of allergies down the road. Either way, allergies are on the rise. ...Read more

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How are children tested for allergies?

How are children tested for allergies?

See below: They are tested the same as everyone else. They can have skin testing performed by an allergist, or blood work ordered by their primary care provider. ...Read more

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I have an allergy to nuts and I was wondering if my children would also be allergic?

I have an allergy to nuts and I was wondering if my children would also be allergic?

Nut allergy: Maybe. Your children may have inherited genes from you that make them more likely to develop an allergy, but they do not inherit a specific allergy to a food e.g. Nuts. The children have to be exposed to food proteins in the diet, before an allergy can develop. Once one develops an allergy then they are always allergic and need proper medical attention to prevent severe problems. ...Read more

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How do docs test children for indoor & outdoor allergies?

How do docs test children for indoor & outdoor allergies?

Allergy tests: There are several types of testing. Some involve certain types of blood tests. Another method is to do a series of skin tests done by pricking the skin and applying different allergens. Other tests are provocative tests that can involve challanging the patient with allergic materials. Testing should be done by doctors specializing in allergy to obtain the best results. ...Read more

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What testing is there for? Children and food allergies?

What testing is there for? Children and food allergies?

Skin & blood tests: Prick testing with allergenic extracts or fresh foods can help confirm allergy, as can blood tests for specific ige antibodies (rast-type tests). However, both types of testing can produce false positive results, and confirmation with food challenges may be needed. ...Read more

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Allergies (Definition)

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


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Perphenazine (Definition)

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