Fluphenazine Inj

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Fluphenazine Inj Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Fluphenazine HCl 2.5 mg/mL; vial.

Pharmacological Class

Piperazine phenothiazine.

How Supplied

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Fluphenazine Inj Indications



Fluphenazine Inj Dosage and Administration


Initially: 1.25mg IM every 6–8 hrs; max 10mg daily.


Not recommended.

Fluphenazine Inj Contraindications


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

Fluphenazine Inj Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Fluphenazine 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 Inj Pharmacokinetics

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Fluphenazine 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.

Fluphenazine Inj Adverse Reactions

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.

Fluphenazine Inj Clinical Trials

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Fluphenazine Inj Note


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

Fluphenazine Inj Patient Counseling

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