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Fluhex Forte Tablet


Overview

Uses of Fluhex Forte Tablet

Fluhex Forte Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Sedation
  • 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 Fluhex Forte 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. Fluhex Forte 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 Fluhex Forte Tablet works

Fluhex Forte Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Trifluoperazine and Trihexyphenidyl/Benzhexol. Trifluoperazine is a typical antipsychotic. It works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (dopamine) in the brain that affects thoughts and mood. However, it may cause side effects such as involuntary movements (shaking of hands, muscle spasms). Trihexyphenidyl/Benzhexol is added to treat and prevent these side effects.

Fluhex Forte Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Fluhex Forte Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fluhex Forte 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
Fluhex Forte 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.
Fluhex Forte Tablet can cause blurring of vision, dizziness, mild nausea, and mental confusion in some cases. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Fluhex Forte Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Patients with kidney disease should be closely monitored by a doctor while taking this medicine.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Fluhex Forte Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Fluhex Forte Tablet is a combination medicine that helps treat schizophrenia.
  • Be cautious while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Fluhex Forte Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • It can cause dry mouth. Maintain good oral hygiene,drink water, chew sugarless gum, or suck on hard candy for the dry mouth.
  • It can make you more sensitive to changes in temperature. Drink plenty of liquids and dress appropriately.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Inform your doctor if you have glaucoma or trouble passing urine.
  • Do not stop taking Fluhex Forte Tablet without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

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FAQs

Q. How long does Fluhex Forte take to work?

Everybody responds to the treatment differently. In general, it can take several weeks to feel the full benefits of Fluhex Forte, although some people may start to feel better sooner. It is important to give this drug the time to work.

Q. Can I stop taking Fluhex Forte if I feel well?

No, you should continue taking Fluhex Forte even if you feel well. If you stop Fluhex Forte suddenly, serious withdrawal problems may occur. Your doctor will probably decrease your dose gradually before asking you to stop Fluhex Forte.

Q. Can the use of Fluhex Forte cause sleepiness?

Yes, Fluhex Forte can make you feel sleepy. Avoid driving, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities till you know how this medicine affects you.

Q. Can the use of Fluhex Forte cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of Fluhex Forte can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night. You may use lip balm if your lips are also dry. Try to avoid foods that are acidic (like lemons), spicy and salty.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Fluhex Forte?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References
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  2. Trihexyphnidyl. Huddersfield, West Yorkshire: Genus Pharmaceuticals; 2011 [revised 18 Dec. 2018]. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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  4. Drugs.com. Trihexyphenidyl. [Accessed 23 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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