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Flupentixol drug side effects, uses


Uses of Flupentixol:

Flupentixol is an antipsychotic medicine that, in high doses, is used to treat schizophrenia and other psychotic illnesses. The lower dose in this preparation is used to treat depression.

This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

How to Take Flupentixol:

Take this medicine as directed. It can be taken with or without food. Do not stop taking this medicine abruptly without consulting with your doctor.

Flupentixol Side Effects:

Some common side effects reported with this medicine include:

  • Drowsiness or dizziness
  • Dry mouth
  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Blurred vision
  • Headache
  • Weight gain

What to do if you take Overdose of Flupentixol?

Seek medical attention immediately. For non emergencies, contact your local or regional poison control center.

What to do if you take Missed Dose of Flupentixol?

Take your next dose as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one.

How to Store Flupentixol:

Keep this medication in the container it came in, tightly closed, and out of the reach of children. Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture (not in the bathroom). Throw away any medication that is outdated or no longer needed. Talk to your pharmacist about the proper disposal of your medication.

"Is there any effects/affects known when a person is using Subutex and Flupentixol in combination? Stomach upset, finger-tip sensation, dizziness?"
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A: Are you taking both these tablets together? Although certain medicines should not be used together at all, in other cases 2 different medicines may be used together even if an interaction might occur. In these cases, your doctor may want to change the dose, or other precautions may be necessary. When flupentixol is taken with alcohol, medicines for anxiety (anxiolytics), sleeping tablets and strong painkillers, the sedative effects of these medicines may be enhanced. Check with your doctor if any side effects continue or are bothersome.

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