Trilafon

Active Ingredient(s): Perphenazine
FDA Approved: * February 27, 1957
Pharm Company: * SCHERING
Category: Antipsychotic

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Trilafon Overview

Perphenazine is a typical antipsychotic drug. Chemically, it is classified as a piperazinyl phenothiazine. Originally marketed in the US as Trilafon, it has been in clinical use for decades. Perphenazine is roughly five times as potent as chlorpromazine;[1] thus perphenazine is considered a medium-potency antipsychotic.[2][3] Contents 1 Medical uses 1.1 Antipsychotic effectiveness 2 Side effects 3 Pharmacokinetics 4 Pharmacodynamics 5 Fo...

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Worried about taking trilafon

I have taken Trilafon and Ativan for over a year. Without a doubt I need to take medicine. The long term side effects of Trilafon scare the hell out of me. I'd like to stop taking Trilafon but my wife and family worry that my paranoid and disturbing thoughts will get the best of me. My doctor tells me that the benefits outweigh the risks. Let's face it though I'm the one taking all the damn risks. Maybe someone has some insight?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Perphenazine
  • Concentrate: 16mg/5ml
  • Injection: 5mg/ml
  • Liquid: 16mg/5ml
  • Solution: 16mg/5ml
  • Syrup: 2mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 16mg, 2mg, 4mg, 8mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 8mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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