Active Ingredient(s):Fluphenazine FDA Approved: * December 23, 1959 Pharm Company: *APOTHECON Category:Antipsychotic
Fluphenazine, sold under the brand name Prolixin among others, is a high-potency typical antipsychotic medication. It is used in the treatment of chronic psychoses such as schizophrenia, and appears to be about equal in effectiveness to low-potency antipsychotics like chlorpromazine. It is given by mouth, injection into a muscle, or just under the skin. There is also a long acting injectable version...
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