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Thioridazine Information

Thioridazine Benefits & Uses

Thioridazine is used to treat the following -

  1. Schizophrenia Primary

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.

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Ingredients of Thioridazine


Thioridazine Side Effects

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

  1. Dry Mouth Mild
  2. Abnormal voluntary movements
  3. Parkinsonism
  4. Weight gain
  5. Akathisia
  6. Dystonia Moderate
  7. Constipation Moderate
  8. Dizziness Mild
  9. Drowsiness
  10. Headache Mild
  11. Nausea or vomiting

Thioridazine Related Warnings

Is the use of Thioridazine safe for pregnant women?

Thioridazine can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Thioridazine, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.


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.


What is the effect of Thioridazine on the Kidneys?

In the absence of any research, there are no known side effects of Thioridazine on kidneys.


What is the effect of Thioridazine on the Liver?

So far, no research has been carried out on the effects of Thioridazine on the liver. So it is not known whether taking Thioridazine will affect the liver or not.


What is the effect of Thioridazine on the Heart?

Thioridazine is completely safe for the heart.


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 -



    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 -

    1. Depression
    2. Suicidal Tendency
    3. Tardive Dyskinesia
    4. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate)
    5. Heart Disease

    Frequently asked Questions about Thioridazine

    Is this Thioridazine habit forming or addictive?

    No, you will not get addicted to Thioridazine.


    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.


    Is it safe?

    Yes, but take Thioridazine only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    Yes, Thioridazine is useful in treating mental disorders.


    Thioridazine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Thioridazine

    You can take Thioridazine with food.


    Interaction between Alcohol and Thioridazine

    Taking Thioridazine with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

    This medicine data has been created by -
    Dr. Md Saadullah
    M.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience
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    Dr. Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    2 Years of Experience
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