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What is mellaril thioridazine used for?

What is mellaril thioridazine used for?

Antipsychotic: Thioridazine is an older ("first-generation") antipsychotic medication, used primarily for the treatment of schizophrenia and related psychotic illness. Because of dangerous cardiac side effects and drug-drug interactions associated with thioridazine, it is not considered a "first line" treatment, as there are many newer and safer antipsychotic medications available. ...Read more

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Dr. Bernard Seif
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Mellaril (Definition)

Mellaril is a low strength D2 stimulator which is a kind of drug ...Read more


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Any street uses for thioridazine, haloperidol?

Any street uses for thioridazine, haloperidol?

NO: However, given the answer above, people will use anything they can get their hands on to abuse, or help with a crash of other drugs. Both, have a high risk of a muscule movement disorder called tardive dyskensia, which can be permanent, and a syndrome called nms, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, which can be fatal... ...Read more

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Is thioridazine dangerous?

Is thioridazine dangerous?

Thioridazine: Also known as mellaril, is one of older antipsychotic medications with significant side-effects especially if used with other medications, to include abnormal muscle movements, diabetes, increase cholesterol, effect on heart, excess sedation, excess dryness, etc. ...Read more

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Does luvox interact with thioridazine at all?

Does luvox interact with thioridazine at all?

Yes -: there is potential for a major drug interaction. Recommend against using Thioridazine (mellaril) with fluvoxamine (luvox) as it can lead to increased blood levels of thioridazin and subsequent arrhythmia. ...Read more

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What is mellaril thioridazine used for?

Antipsychotic: Thioridazine is an older ("first-generation") antipsychotic medication, used primarily for the treatment of schizophrenia and related psychotic illness. Because of dangerous cardiac side effects and drug-drug interactions associated with thioridazine, it is not considered a "first line" treatment, as there are many newer and safer antipsychotic medications available. ...Read more

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Is thioridazine dangerous?

Thioridazine: Also known as mellaril, is one of older antipsychotic medications with significant side-effects especially if used with other medications, to include abnormal muscle movements, diabetes, increase cholesterol, effect on heart, excess sedation, excess dryness, etc. ...Read more

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Any street uses for thioridazine, haloperidol?

NO: However, given the answer above, people will use anything they can get their hands on to abuse, or help with a crash of other drugs. Both, have a high risk of a muscule movement disorder called tardive dyskensia, which can be permanent, and a syndrome called nms, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, which can be fatal... ...Read more

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What will happen if I use luvox with thioridazine and imipramin?

Risk of side effects: Potential for all these together to have added side effects. Especially depending on your age and medical history. Definitely need to be closely monitored by your doctor. ...Read more

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Does luvox interact with thioridazine at all?

Yes -: there is potential for a major drug interaction. Recommend against using Thioridazine (mellaril) with fluvoxamine (luvox) as it can lead to increased blood levels of thioridazin and subsequent arrhythmia. ...Read more

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Does luvox interact with thioridazine negatively?

This could cause a : major drug interaction. Please see: http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=2184-0,1128-9754

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