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What is the drug mellaril used for?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
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In brief: Antipsychotic

Mellaril is an older antipsychotic agent, used to help people with hallucinations, delusions, etc.
Smaller doses can also be used for very severe anxiety and sleeplessness. It can cause a lot of dry mouth, constipation, difficulty urinating, and dizziness when standing up though.

In brief: Antipsychotic

Mellaril is an older antipsychotic agent, used to help people with hallucinations, delusions, etc.
Smaller doses can also be used for very severe anxiety and sleeplessness. It can cause a lot of dry mouth, constipation, difficulty urinating, and dizziness when standing up though.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Alan Ali
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