Fluphenazine Injection 25 mg 5 Amp

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Drug Strength: 25 mg
Drug Form : Injection
Pack Size : 5 AMP

Fluphenazine Injection contains Fluphenazine | belongs to Phenothiazine

SKU: pg_9127_12770 Categories: , ,

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How it works

Fluphenazine Injection 25 mg 5 Amp works by affecting the balance of natural chemicals (neurotransmitters) in the brain.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Fluphenazine Injection 25 mg 5 Amp

  • Akathisia
  • Dystonia
  • Dyskinesia
  • Muscle stiffness
  • Sedation
  • Weight gain
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Anorexia

Uses of Fluphenazine Injection 25 mg 5 Amp

What is it prescribed for?

  • Psychotic disorders

    Fluphenazine Injection 25 mg 5 Amp is used in the treatment of psychotic symptoms such as hallucinations, delusions, and agitation.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 24 to 72 hours.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4 weeks.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Consumption of alcohol during treatment with this medicine is not recommended due to the increased risk of dizziness, drowsiness, impaired judgment, and difficulty in concentration. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any adverse effects.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Fluphenazine Injection 25 mg 5 Amp .

  • Coma

    Fluphenazine Injection 25 mg 5 Amp is not recommended for use in comatose patients due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

  • Narrow angle glaucoma

    Fluphenazine Injection 25 mg 5 Amp is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of narrow-angle glaucoma due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any adverse effects.

General Warnings
  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

    Fluphenazine Injection 25 mg 5 Amp should be discontinued immediately if the patient develops neuroleptic malignant syndrome which is characterized by an increase in the body temperature, muscle rigidity, altered consciousness, and cardiac arrhythmias.

  • Tardive dyskinesia

    Fluphenazine Injection 25 mg 5 Amp may cause involuntary movements of the tongue, lips, and face. Inform the doctor immediately if you experience any of these symptoms. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    If you miss an appointment for a dose of Fluphenazine Injection 25 mg 5 Amp , contact your doctor immediately and set up an appointment as soon as possible.

  • Overdose

    Since this medicine is administered in a clinical or hospital setup, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by your doctor if an overdose of this medicine is suspected.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Citalopram severe
  • Clozapine severe
  • Haloperidol severe
  • Amiodarone severe
  • Sotalol severe
Disease interactions
  • severe

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with dementia-related psychosis due to the increased risk of heart diseases such as heart failure and infectious diseases such as pneumonia. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

  • severe

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe side effects. Appropropriate dose adjustments should be done based on the clinical condition of the patient.

General Instructions

Fluphenazine Injection 25 mg 5 Amp is usually administered by a qualified healthcare professional. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Other details

  • Usage does not depend on food timings
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

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How to use Fluphenazine Injection 25 mg 5 Amp

Administered by IM injection. For IM and SC injection, use at least a 21G needle.
Stability: Intact vials should be stored at controlled room temperature and protected from freezing and light. Solutions that are darker than light amber, are discoloured in some other way, or contain a precipitate should not be used.

what are the adverse effects of Fluphenazine Injection 25 mg 5 Amp?

Leucopenia, hyperprolactinaemia, acute dystonias and dyskinesias, akathisia, Parkinsonism, drowsiness, insomnia, agitation, tachycardia, arrhythmias, ECG changes, hypotension, anticholinergic effects (e.g. dry month, blurred vision), respiratory depression, nasal stuffiness, rash, photosensitivity, hyperglycaemia, impaired temperature regulation, male sexual dysfunction. Rarely, agranulocytosis, tardive dyskinesia, jaundice, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, pigmentary retinopathy.

What happens if I miss a dose of Fluphenazine Injection 25 mg 5 Amp?

INJECTION: Adults: Initially 12.5 mg by deep IM inj into gluteal region to test susceptibility to extra-pyramidal reactions, then adjust dose according to response. Usual dosage range, 12.5 mg to 100 mg every two to five wk. Elderly, initial test dose of 6.25 mg, then same as adults. Children: Not recommended.
ORAL: Adults: Psychopsis: 0.5-10 mg daily in divided doses at 6-8 hourly interval; max 40 mg/day. Children: Childhood onset pervasive development disorder: 0.4 mg/kg/day.

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