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Fluphenazine Decanoate

Fluphenazine Decanoate

What is Fluphenazine Decanoate used for?

This medication is used to treat certain mental/mood disorders (such as schizophrenia). Fluphenazine decanoate is a long-acting form of fluphenazine. It may be used by people who have trouble remembering to take medication every day. Fluphenazine belongs to a class of drugs known as antipsychotics. It works by helping to restore the balance of certain natural substances in the brain. This medication is not recommended for use in children under 12 years of age.


Fluphenazine Decanoate


Mental/Neuro Disorders
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Fluphenazine Decanoate Frequently Asked Questions

There may be a slightly increased risk of serious, possibly fatal side effects (such as heart failure, fast/irregular heartbeat, pneumonia) when this medication is used by older adults with dementia. This medication is not approved for the treatment of dementia-related behavior problems. Discuss the risks and benefits of this medication, as well as other effective and possibly safer treatments for dementia-related behavior problems, with the doctor.

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