Medicine : Fluanxol Depot(40mg)

Name:Fluanxol Depot(40mg)
Manufacturer:Lundbeck India Pvt Ltd
Generic Use:Flupenthixol
Composition:Flupenthixol(20 Mg) , Flupenthixol(40MG)
Substitutes:fluanxol depot(40mg) , fluanxol depot(40mg)

Generic ( Flupenthixol )

Typical use Of Flupenthixol :Depression, Depressive Illness, Enhance Permeation Of SC Or IM Inj, Muscle Spasm Of Varied Aeitology, Pain, Personality Disorder, Post-operative Nausea And Vomiting, Psychosis, Relief Of Discomfort In Mild UTIs, Schizophrenia.
Mechanism of action of Flupenthixol :Flupenthixol Is A Thioxanthene Antipsychotic. The Mechanism Of Action Of Flupenthixol Is Not Completely Understood. Flupenthixol Is A Powerful Antagonist Of Both D1 And D2 Dopamine Receptors, And An Alpha-adrenergic Receptor Antagonist. It's Antipsychotic Activity Is Thought To Be Related To Blocks Postsynaptic Dopamine Receptors In The CNS.
Drug Interaction of Flupenthixol :This Medication May Interfere With Certain Laboratory Tests (including Urine Ketone Test), Possibly Causing False Test Results.
Side effects of Flupenthixol :Tachycardia, Cardiac Arrhythmias, Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, B.P Instability.


How Flupenthixol will impact on Pregnancy ?

The Drug Should Not Be Used By Pregnant Women. Experiences Of Drug Use And Evidence From Studies In Pregnant Women Have Shown High Risk To Fetus. The Risk Of Drug Use In Pregnant Women Outweighs The Benefit.

How Flupenthixol will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Flupenthixol

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