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Thioridazine Hydrochloride

thioridazine
Thioridazine is a phenothiazine (FEEN-oh-THYE-a-zeen) antipsychotic medicine that is used to treat schizophrenia. Thioridazine is usually given after other treatments have failed. Thioridazine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
thioridazine
DRUG TYPE
phenothiazine antipsychotics

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You should not use thioridazine if you have a heart rhythm disorder, a history of long QT syndrome, untreated or uncontrolled high blood pressure, very low blood pressure, or if you have drowsiness, slow breathing, weak pulse, or decreased alertness.

Thioridazine is not approved for use in older adults with dementia-related psychosis.

Thioridazine can cause a serious heart problem, especially if you also use certain other medicines for infections, asthma, heart problems, high blood pressure, depression, mental illness, cancer, malaria, or HIV. Tell your doctor about all your current medicines and any you start or stop using.

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Thioridazine Hydrochloride tablet 10 mg100 mg25 mg50 mg

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