Thiothixene Oral Capsule 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Thiothixene: Oral capsule (10mg)

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Thiothixene 10mg Cap
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: MYLAN 5010 MYLAN 5010 

What is this Medicine?

THIOTHIXENE (thye oh THIX een) is used to treat schizophrenia.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Thiothixene: Oral capsule(10mg)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Thiothixene 10mg Capsule

NDC: 003785010
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Schizophrenia

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Agitation

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Thiothixene 10mg Capsule
Drug Image file DrugItem_5426.JPG
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: MYLAN 5010 MYLAN 5010 
Shape: capsule
Color: brown,yellow

Reported Side Effects for Thiothixene 10mg Capsule

Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blurred Vision Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Pseudoparkinsonism Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Restlessness Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Causing To Be Hungry Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Gain Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dystonic Reaction Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Thiothixene 10mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Thiothixene 10mg Capsule(Thiothixene)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Thiothixene)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Thiothixene 10mg Capsule(Thiothixene)
Marijuana and Antipsychotics(Thiothixene)
Marijuana smoke may decrease the effectiveness of Antipsychotics by increasing the elimination of Antipsychotic medications from the body. If you smoke Marijuana, Medical, notify your prescriber if you experience changes in mood (like agitation or hearing or seeing things that are not really there) that may indicate your Antipsychotic medication is not working as well for you. If you suddenly stop smoking Marijuana, Medical, this may increase the actions of Antipsychotics; notify your prescriber if you notice increased drowsiness, dizziness or other unusual side effects.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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