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Generic Name: Thiothixene (thy-oh-THIX-een)

Drug Class: Antipsychotic

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Drug Uses

Thiothixene is classified as an antipsychotic medication and is used to treat schizophrenic patients that suffer from delusions, hallucinations, unorganized thought and hostility. Thiothixene may be prescribed by your doctor for other uses as well.

General Information

This information is for educational purposes only. Not every known side effect, adverse effect, or drug interaction is in this database. If you have questions about your medicines, talk to your health care provider.

How it Works

It works by helping to restore the balance of certain natural chemicals in the brain. These chemicals are referred to as "neurotransmitters".

How to Take It

Take this medicine exactly as directed by your doctor or pharmacist. This medicine should be taken continually, even if you are feeling better. Thiothixene comes as a capsule and a liquid concentrate to be taken by orally. This medicine is generally given two to three a day. Follow the directions on your prescription label. Do not take more or less of this medicine that prescribed. Do not share this medicine with other people.

Possible Side Effects

Warnings/Precautions

Overdose

Drug Interactions

Missed Dose

Take your next dose as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double doses.

Storage

Keep this medication in the container it came in, tightly closed, and out of reach of children. Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture (not in the bathroom). Throw away any medication that is outdated or no longer needed.

Pregnancy/Nursing

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. For women: since thiothixene is excreted in human breast milk, you should NOT breastfeed while taking this medicine.

More Information

For more information, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or health care provider.

Copyright © 2004 PharmClips, Inc. All rights reserved. Information expires March 1, 2005. Published March 1, 2004.

This information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions, or adverse effects. This is general information and should not in any event be construed as specific instructions for individual patients. The publisher does not accept any responsibility for the accuracy of the information or the consequences arising from the application, use, or misuse of any of the information contained herein, including any injury and/or damage to any person or property as a matter of product liability, negligence, or otherwise. No warranty, expressed or implied, is made in regard to the contents of this material. The reader is advised to check with their health care provider before making any changes in their drug regimen.
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