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Generic Name: Perphenazine
Description of Trilafon:
Perphenazine is used to treat schizophrenia and symptoms such as hallucinations, delusions, and hostility. This medicine, perphenazine, is a phenothiazine and tricyclic antidepressant combination used to treat anxiety and depression. This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Indications and Usage of Trilafon
For use in the management of the manifestations of psychotic disorders and for the control of severe nausea and vomiting in adults.
Contraindications of Trilafon
In comatose or greatly obtunded patients and in patients receiving large doses of CNS depressants (barbiturates, alcohol, analgesics or antihistamines); in the presence of blood dyscrasias, bone marrow depression or liver damage; and in patients who have shown hypersensitivity to the components of the injection or related compounds.
It is also contraindicated in patients with suspected or established subcortical brain damage, with or without hypothalamic damage.
BEFORE USING THIS MEDICINE: INFORM YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST. Keep this medicine out of the reach of children.
How to Take Trilafon:
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.
What to do if you take Overdose of Trilafon?
Seek medical attention immediately. For non emergencies, contact your local or regional poison control center.
What to do if you take Missed Dose of Trilafon?
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 Trilafon:
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 Throw away any medication that is outdated or no longer needed.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.