Indications for: Fluphenazine Decanoate Inj

Depot parenteral for psychosis.

Adult Dosage:

Initially: 12.5–25mg IM or SC every 4–6 wks; max 100mg/dose.

Children Dosage:

Not recommended.

Fluphenazine Decanoate Inj Contraindications:

Coma. CNS or bone marrow depression. Liver disease. Subcortical brain damage. Blood dyscrasias.

Fluphenazine Decanoate Inj Warnings/Precautions:

Cardiovascular or renal disease. Pheochromocytoma. Seizures. Glaucoma. History of breast cancer. Exposure to extreme heat or organophosphates. Gradually reduce to lowest effective maintenance dose. Monitor blood, liver, renal, and ocular function. Mental retardation. Surgery. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Fluphenazine Decanoate Inj Classification:

Piperazine phenothiazine.

Fluphenazine Decanoate Inj Interactions:

Potentiates anticholinergics, CNS depression with alcohol and other CNS depressants; both drugs with propranolol. Antagonized by anticholinergics. Decreased guanethidine effects. May cause false (+) pregnancy test.

Adverse Reactions:

Drowsiness, anticholinergic and other autonomic effects, insomnia, restlessness, rash, photosensitivity, tardive dyskinesia, blood dyscrasias, jaundice, pneumonia, hypertension, retinopathy, lowered seizure threshold, extrapyramidal reactions, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, weight changes, endocrine effects.


Formerly known under the brand names Prolixin (tabs, concentrate, elixir, inj); Permitil (tabs, concentrate); Prolixin Decanoate (decanoate inj).

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