Thioridazine

Prescription Required



  • Manufactured by: Jan Aushadhi
  • Storage: Store at room temperature


Thioridazine Information



Thioridazine Benefits & Uses

Thioridazine is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Thioridazine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Schizophrenia
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Dosage range : 50 -100 mg TID
Geriatric
  • Disease: Schizophrenia
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Dosage range : 50 -100 mg TID
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Schizophrenia
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Dosage range : 50 -100 mg TID
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Schizophrenia
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


Thioridazine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Thioridazine is used -

Moderate

Mild

Common

  • Drowsiness

Unknown

  • Parkinsonism

Thioridazine Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Thioridazine safe for pregnant women?


    Thioridazine may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Thioridazine, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Thioridazine safe during breastfeeding?


    Taking Thioridazine may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Thioridazine should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Thioridazine on the Kidneys?


    In the absence of any scientific study on the side effects of Thioridazine on kidney, information on safety of Thioridazine for kidney is unavailable.

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Thioridazine on the Liver?


    Information about safety of Thioridazine for the liver is not available since scientific research on this is yet to be done.

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Thioridazine on the Heart?


    You can take Thioridazine without any fear of damage to the heart.

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Thioridazine with Other Drugs

Thioridazine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate

Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan
    Candesartan


    Thioridazine Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Thioridazine unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Thioridazine

    • Is this Thioridazine habit forming or addictive?


      Thioridazine is not addictive in nature.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      After taking Thioridazine, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Thioridazine can make you drowsy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, Thioridazine is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      Thioridazine has been seen to have positive effect on patients with mental disorders.

      Yes

    Thioridazine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Thioridazine


      Taking Thioridazine with food does not cause any problems.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Thioridazine


      Taking alcohol with Thioridazine can be dangerous.

      Severe


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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



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