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Chlorfluhex 50 mg/2 mg/5 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Chlorfluhex Tablet

Chlorfluhex Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Sedation
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Weight gain
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Urinary retention
  • Increased prolactin level in blood
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision
  • Nervousness

How to use Chlorfluhex Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Chlorfluhex 50 mg/2 mg/5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Take it with food, if it causes stomach upset.

How Chlorfluhex Tablet works

Chlorfluhex 50 mg/2 mg/5 mg Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Chlorpromazine, Trihexyphenidyl/Benzhexol and Trifluoperazine. Chlorpromazine is a typical antipsychotic. It works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood. Trihexyphenidyl/Benzhexol is an anticholinergic which works on the nervous system and corrects some of the side effects occurring during antipsychotic treatment. Trifluoperazine is a typical antipsychotic. It works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.

Chlorfluhex Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Chlorfluhex 50 mg/2 mg/5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Chlorfluhex 50 mg/2 mg/5 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Chlorfluhex 50 mg/2 mg/5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Chlorfluhex 50 mg/2 mg/5 mg Tablet make u feel dizzy, drowsy or can cause blurred vision. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Chlorfluhex 50 mg/2 mg/5 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Chlorfluhex 50 mg/2 mg/5 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Chlorfluhex 50 mg/2 mg/5 mg Tablet is not considered safe in patients with liver disease as per the available data.

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Chlorfluhex

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My wife p v s s mahalakshmi is a patient of neurology. two months ago she has schizophrenia (mental disorder in which patient interpret reality abnormally) and was given Don LS and Gressami 200mg for 1 and 1/2 months . Now her walking ability decreased and not able to walk steadily even with the help of assistance. Her earlier disorder is not found now and her walking disability has become a great worry to us . Please suggest .
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Resperidone can cause extrapyramidal symptoms affecting motor coordination. The prescribing doctor can advise you on these side effects and give another antipsychotic with low potential for EPS.
My previous question : My wife p v s s mahalakshmi is a patient of neurology. two months ago she has schizophrenia (mental disorder in which patient interpret reality abnormally) and was given Don LS and Gressami 200mg for 1 and 1/2 months . Now her walking ability decreased and not able to walk steadily even with the help of assistance. Her earlier disorder is not found now and her walking disability has become a great worry to us . Please suggest suggetion given By doctor : Resperidone can cause extrapyramidal symptoms affecting motor coordination. The prescribing doctor can advise you on these side effects and give another antipsychotic with low potential for EPS. Now My second question : She is having irregular period problems (becoming Very late ). Is it is the side effect of the above medicines.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Yes, that can also be because of medication.
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References
  1. Chlorpromazine. Beverley, Hull: Dr. Reddy's Laboratories (UK) Ltd.; 2005 [revised 14 Dec. 2016]. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Trihexyphnidyl. Huddersfield, West Yorkshire: Genus Pharmaceuticals; 2011 [revised 18 Dec. 2018]. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Trifluoperazine. Leeds, Yorkshire: Rosemont Pharmaceuticals Limited; 2008 [revised 27 Nov. 2018]. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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