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Fluphenazine/Prolixin/ Permitil



- for pyschotic disorders; phenothiazine is a tranquilizer;
- Adult: 2.5-10mg/day in divided doses PO q6-8hr;
- average maintainance 5.0mg/day or 1.25mg IM initially then 2.5-10mg in divided doses q6-8hr prn;
- Note extreme Range: 0.5-30mg; or try Single IM dose: 1.25-2.5mg (decanoate or enanthate: 12.5-50 mg every 1-3 wks);
- Sedative: +; EPS: +++; Hypotensive Effects: +;
- AntiCholinergic Effects: +