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Trifluoperazine

INFORMATION

Uses

Trifluoperazine is used in the treatment of schizophrenia (mental disorder in which patient interpret reality abnormally).

How it works

Trifluoperazine works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.

Common side effects

Agitation, Absence of menstrual periods, Blurred vision, Breast engorgement, Constriction of pupil, Decreased sexual function, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Dry mouth, Difficulty in urination, Increased production of breast milk, Insomnia, Lack of facial expression, Loss of appetite, Muscle weakness, Fainting, Running nose, Nasal congestion, Restlessness, Uncoordinated body movements, Water retention, Confusion, Swelling, Weakness, Weight gain

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Expert advice

  • Inform your doctor before taking trifluoperazine if you or anyone from your family is suffering from any heart/blood-vessel disease or have a history of problems with blood clotting, or if you suffer from Parkinson’s disease (nervous system disorder characterized by tremors, rigidity and difficulty in movements), epilepsy (fits), glaucoma (increased pressure inside the eye), Myasthenia gravis (abnormal weakness of muscles), loss of cognitive or memory function or changes in body temperature.
  • Take precautions while using trifluoperazine if you are at risk for getting a stroke (paralysis) because of heart disease, diabetes, high blood cholesterol.
  • Do not drive vehicle or operate heavy machinery while taking this drug as it may make you feel dizzy.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking trifluoperazine as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Consult your doctor before taking trifluoperazine if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.


Content on this page was last updated on 29 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)