Side effect of prolixin (fluphenazine)?

Fluphenazine. Prolixin (fluphenazine) commonly causes dry mouth/eyes, feeling sleepy, difficulty urinating. The rarer, but significant motor side effects of Prolixin (fluphenazine) include severe painful muscle cramps (emergency), tremor, a sensation of having to move (akathisia), and involuntary movements called tardive dyskinesia. Talk to your doctor should any of these occur.

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...