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flu·phen·a·zine

 (flo͞o-fĕn′ə-zēn′)
n.
A phenothiazine drug, C22H26F3N3OS, used in its hydrochloride and decanoate forms to treat schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders.

fluphenazine

(fluːˈfɛnəˌziːn)
n
a powerful antipsychotic drug used to treat various psychoses including schizophrenia and extreme bipolar disorder
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Noun1.fluphenazine - tranquilizer used to treat psychotic disorders
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fluphenazine

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TABLE 1 Antipsychotic agents and recommended dosages (5,8) Drug Dosage (mg/d) First-generation antipsychotics Chlorpromazine 300-1000 Haloperidol 5-20 Perphenazine 16-64 Second-generation antipsychotics Aripiprazole 10-30 Asenapine 5 Clozapine 150-600 Lurasidone 40-160 Olanzapine 10-30 Paliperidone 3-12 Quetiapine 300-800 Risperidone 2-8 Ziprasidone 120-200 TABLE 2 Long-acting injectable antipsychotics (21) Generic name Dose (mg) Frequency (weeks) Risperidone 25-50 Q 2 Paliperidone palmitate 34-234 Q 4 273-819 Q 12 Olanzapine pamoate 150-405 Q 2-4 Aripiprazole 300-400 Q 4 441-882 Q 4 Haloperidol decanoate 50-200 Q 4 Fluphenazine decanoate 12.
He also receives IM fluphenazine decanoate, 50 mg every 2 weeks; lithium, 600 mg/d, was added to his regimen 5 months ago.
This is an observation study of schizophrenic patients using mainly atypical antipsychotics except fluphenazine decanoate depot preparations.
Howard continued, he has observed that many patients with late-life psychosis appear to respond to depot fluphenazine decanoate at a mean dose of 14 mg every 2 weeks, or to risperidone at 1.
The available depot formulations include two older-generation agents, fluphenazine decanoate (Prolixin, 1967) and haloperidol decanoate (Haldol, 1988), and one second-generation antipsychotic, risperidone (Risperdal Consta, 2006).
Carpenter WT Jr, Buchanan RW, Kirkpatrick B, Lann HD, Breier AF, Summerfelt AT Comparative effectiveness of fluphenazine decanoate injections every 2 weeks versus every 6 weeks.
In the proper consent context, an unhappily psychotic patient who presented no threat to others, but could be restored to near normal mental functioning with the use of neuroleptic drugs, could be forced, for instance, to undergo monthly fluphenazine decanoate injection.