- for Pyschotic disorders; Thioxanthene derivative, similar to phenothiazines;
- Mild to Mod psychosis: 2mg PO tid; Severe pyschosis: 5mg PO bid; increase to maximum dosage of 60mg/24hr period prn; IM use: 16-20mg/24hr divided bid/qid; max 30mg/day;
- Side Effects: Sedative: + to ++; EPS: ++; Hypotensive Effects: +; - AntiCholinergic: +
Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
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