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What is the definition or description of: Prolixin allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Prolixin allergy?

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

Prolixin Allergy (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Fluphenazine allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Fluphenazine allergy?

Fluphenazine allergy: Fluphenazine (Prolixin & Permitil) is an antipsychotic medication used in the treatment of Schizophrenia. Allergic reactions could include swelling of tongue, throat, lips, mouth, face, hives or difficulty breathing. ...Read more

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Is prolixin (fluphenazine) still on the market?

Is prolixin (fluphenazine) still on the market?

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

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Taking prolixin (fluphenazine) morning instead of night?

Taking prolixin (fluphenazine) morning instead of night?

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
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Side effects of prolixin (fluphenazine) please?

Side effects of prolixin (fluphenazine) please?

Search online: Check out www.drugs.com & online. Epocrates. Com for drug information.

http://www.drugs.com/mtm/fluphenazine.html
https://online. Epocrates. Com/noframe/showpage. Do? Method=drugs&monographid=29

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Side effects of taking prolixin (fluphenazine)?

Side effects of taking prolixin (fluphenazine)?

Prolixin (fluphenazine): Sedation, tremors, muscle rigidity, abnormal involuntary movements, drooling, rarely neuroleptic malignant syndrome & tardive dyskinesia. ...Read more

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Do depot antipsychotics (prolixin (fluphenazine) injection) have any advantages over oral antipsychotics (oral prolixin) other than medication adherence?

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 dependent on patient reliability. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about prolixin (fluphenazine)?

What can you tell me about prolixin (fluphenazine)?

For schizophrenia: Prolixin is the brand name of fluphenazine and used for schizophrenia. It’s initial dose is 2.5 – 10 mg/day by mouth, depending on the severity of the schizophrenia, with a maximum dose eventually of 40 mg/day (although doses above 20 mg/day are rarely needed). ...Read more

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Anyone else experience dangerous effects from prolixin (fluphenazine)?

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

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Side effect of prolixin (fluphenazine)?

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Side effect of prolixin (fluphenazine)?

Prolixin (fluphenazine): Sedation, tremors, muscle rigidity, abnormal involuntary movements, drooling, rarely neuroleptic malignant syndrome & tardive dyskinesia. ...Read more

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When will the side effects from fluphenazine (prolixin) go away?

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

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Can prolixin (fluphenazine) cause other side effects besides weight?

Yes!: Check online drug resources such as www.drugs.com & online. Epocrates. Com for drug information.

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. Both resources will list common & rare side effects and drug-drug interactions. ...Read more

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Does 1 mg prolixin (fluphenazine) 3 times a day have any effect? If so, what effects does it have? I don't notice any change in my symptoms. Been taking it for 2 months.

Does 1 mg prolixin (fluphenazine) 3 times a day have any effect?  If so, what effects does it have? I don't notice any change in my symptoms.  Been taking it for 2 months.

Prolixin (fluphenazine): Is a pretty powerful "anti-psychotic" which has a number of "off Label" uses.... Speak with the Physician who is prescribing this for you HE/SHE and ONLY HE/SHE should give you advice about tis medication!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...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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Can a parents allergies be passed on to their children?

Can a parents allergies be passed on to their children?

Not exactly: The ability to react to certain proteins in an allergic way is passed on from parents to their children, but a specific allergy is not. So if a mom is allergic to pollen and the dad is allergic to fire ants, their child may develop allergies but it may be to a food instead. If 1 parent has allergies, the child is 50% likely to develop allergies, but it's a 75% chance if both parents are allergic. ...Read more

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Could food allergies cause irritable children?

Could food allergies cause irritable children?

Yes: Especially in children too young to communicate effectively. Food allergies can manifest as itching, hives, swelling, vomiting and/or diarrhea. Any of these symptoms could lead to being irritable. Similarly, food intolerance syndromes such as lactose intolerance with abdominal pain, gas and diarrhea can also be accompanied by irritability. There are other reasons for being irritable as well. ...Read more

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What is celiac disease in children vs wheat allergy?

What is celiac disease in children vs wheat allergy?

Probably same: An allergy may give you more symptoms but celiac usually attacks the digestive tract. ...Read more

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How do most schools accomodate children with food allergies?

How do most schools accomodate children with food allergies?

Lunch tables: Most schools provide a peanut free table for students with peanut allergy to sit at. They often have a friend that agrees not to bring peanut to school that is able to sit with them. ...Read more

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Can a parents' allergies to various foods be passed on to their children?

Can a parents' allergies to various foods be passed on to their children?

No: The condition of being allergic is certainly an inherited property. Often, that tendancy is greater in children whose biological mother has allergies. However, specific allergy is generally not thought to be inherited. That is, a parent can be allergic to food, and their children allergic to pollen or insect stings. ...Read more

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Is Zantac (ranitidine) (histamine blocker) used for children for allergies.?

Is Zantac (ranitidine) (histamine blocker) used for children for allergies.?

Add-on for hives: Ranitidine (zantac), although it's a different kind of histamine blocker (h2 for acid vs h1 for allergies), has been shown to have some anti-allergy properties, especially when used with a h1 blocker like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for hives. There was actually one study that showed benefit in nasal allergies, but I don't know anyone that prescribes it for that purpose. ...Read more

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What is a good source of calcium for children that have a cows milk allergy?

What is a good source of calcium for children that have a cows milk allergy?

Depends: There are a variety of sources depending on age and co-existing food allergies. Soy milk is a possible but 30% of cow milk allergic will be allergic to it. Goat milk or cheese, rice milk, etc. Older kids can simply be fed Tums wafers/tablets I am once or twice a day dosing based on size/need. These have enough calcium. The fluid/sugar & fat found in cow milk can be found in many sources. ...Read more

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Please describe a good source of calcium for children that have a milk allergy?

Lots of Stiuff: Fortified soy milk for beginners. Dark leafy greens like spinach, kale, turnips, and collard greens. Fortified orange juice. Sardines. Enriched breads, grains, and waffles. ...Read more

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Can seasonal allergies in children if not treated or maintained, cause asthma later in life?

Can seasonal allergies in children if not treated or maintained, cause asthma later in life?

No: If you have the genes to get asthma, it doesn't matter if you treat seasonal allergies or not. It will emerge whenever & wherever you hit the trigger events that let it come out. Many kids have seasonal allergies. Those that ignore them do not get asthma because they chose to live with them without throwing meds or shots at them ...Read more

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Is it ok to give my 8yr old ibuprofin while he took a dose of cvs children allergy medicine an hour ago?

Is it ok to give my 8yr old ibuprofin while he took a dose of cvs children allergy medicine an hour ago?

Yes: Just, please give the medication according exactly to the dosing and weight guidelines on the package. The allergy medicine is an antihistamine. Ibuprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory and anti-pyretic (fever reducer) medication. ...Read more

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Do children grow out of allergies?

Do children grow out of allergies?

Yes: Not all the food allergies are created equal. Food allergies like dairy, egg, wheat tend to be outgrown. Tree nut and peanut are less likely (although recent studies suggest that 20-30% outgrow the peanut allergy). Environmental allergies tend to "grow on you" with time. Note: the allergy test may remain positive despite the child having outgrown the allergy. Consult with an allergist. ...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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Fluphenazine Hydrochloride (Definition)

Fluphenazine hydrochloride is a high strength D2 stimulator which is a kind of drug ...Read more