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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.

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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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The result of bivariate analysis revealed that place of residence, duration of illness, duration of treatment, number of psychiatric hospitalisation days, history of active substance use, only injectable antipsychotic use (fluphenazine decanoate) and antipsychotic polypharmacy were factors significantly associated with non-adherence.
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 1.5 mg/day or its equivalent.
I am reminded of a study I conducted 20 years ago, in which I measured the pharmacokinetic profile of fluphenazine decanoate in outpatients.
(19.) 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.