Flupenthixol 0.5 mg

Fluanxol 0.5mg Tablet 10'S
Psychosis Rx required
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Spenzo 0.5mg Tablet 10'S
Schizophrenia Rx required
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XENTAS 0.5mg Tablet 10's
Psychosis Rx required
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RESTZONE 0.5mg Tablet 10's
Schizophrenia Rx required
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Please note, before you can choose the low cost generic option, please ask your doctor to add the generic drug to your prescription.

Uses of Flupenthixol

Flupenthixol is used to treat schizophrenia (serious mental disorder) and other psychoses in affected individuals.

Therapeutic Category

Flupenthixol: Antipsychotics

How Flupenthixol works

Flupenthixol works by acting on specific nerve pathways in brain which leads to balance of certain chemicals in the brain thus preventing the occurrence of schizophrenia and other psychotic symptoms in affected individuals.

Common side effects of Flupenthixol

  • drowsiness
  • dry mouth
  • muscle spasm
  • rigidity of the whole body
  • changes in appetite/weight
  • sleeplessness
  • depression
  • nervousness/agitation
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • reduction in sex drive
  • speech problems
  • fits
  • poor concentration
  • blurred/abnormal vision
  • throbbing/fast heartbeats
  • shortness of breath
  • increase of saliva
  • vomiting
  • indigestion
  • diarrhea
  • increased sweating
  • itching
  • muscle pain
  • tremor
  • abnormal urination
  • general weakness/pain
  • tiredness/feeling unwell

When to consult your doctor

Consult your doctor if you experience:

  • signs of blood clots in the veins especially in the legs such as redness, swelling, and pain associated with chest pain and difficulty in breathing
  • high fever, unusual stiffness of the muscles and/or changes in consciousness (associated with sweating and fast heart rate)
  • movement disorder that causes involuntary, repetitive body movements such as unusual movements of the mouth and tongue
  • signs of extra pyramidal reaction (drug induced disorders) such as unusual muscle movements (circular movements of the eyes), stiffness, tremor and restlessness
  • irregular heartbeats
  • signs of jaundice such as yellowing of skin and whites of eyes
  • difficulty in breathing
  • swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat which leads to difficulty in swallowing/breathing
  • severe itching of the skin (with raised lumps)
  • any suicidal thoughts
  • In case of accidental overdosage or ingestion

Health Tips for Flupenthixol

  • Take your medication at the same time each day to maintain a steady level of Flupenthixol in your body. Do not skip doses or stop taking the medication without discussing it with your doctor
  • Regularly physical exercise, attend regular health check ups and maintain healthy and balanced diet
  • Drinking plenty of water can also help prevent potential side effects, such as dry mouth and increased thirst
  • Avoid or limit alcohol consumption and certain recreational drugs while taking Flupenthixol, as it may increase the risk of certain side effects
  • Inform your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including over-the-counter drugs and supplements
  • Flupenthixol is not recommended for use in pregnant or breast feeding women