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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Fluphenazine Hydrochloride (Definition)

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


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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 you'll need to sign up/in for latter but it's free. ...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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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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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 https://online.Epocrates.Com/noframe/showpage.Do?Method=drugs&monographid=29 sign up/in to access epocrates.Com but it's free. ...Read more

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Can prolixin (fluphenazine) cause other side affects 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 as well as drug-drug interactions. ...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 sign up/in to access epocrates.Com but it's free. ...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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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 relying on patient reliability. ...Read more

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Dr. Alvin Lin
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Prolixin (Definition)

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