Fluphenazine Oil For Injection 25Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Fluphenazine: Oil for injection (25mg)

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Fluphenazine Decan 25mg/mL Inj
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Fluphenazine Decan 25mg/ml Inj

What is this Medicine?

FLUPHENAZINE (floo FEN a zeen) is used to treat the symptoms of schizophrenia and other mental disorders. Not all fluphenazine injections are the same. Do not change the brand you are using without checking with your doctor or health care professional.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Fluphenazine: Oil for injection(25mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Fluphenazine Decanoate 25mg/mL Solution for Injection

NDC: 001439529
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Schizophrenia

Storage Information
Protect from light
Avoid excessive heat (above 104 degrees F)
Discard product if it contains particulate matter, is cloudy, or discolored
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Protect from freezing
Fluphenazine Decanoate 25mg/mL Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Fluphenazine Decanoate 25mg/mL Solution for Injection

Convulsions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Bowel Obstruction Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Yellow Skin Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dystonic Reaction Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Restlessness Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Pseudoparkinsonism Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Gain Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
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 Fluphenazine Decanoate 25mg/mL Solution for Injection

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 Fluphenazine Decanoate 25mg/mL Solution for Injection(Fluphenazine Decanoate)
Alcohol and Phenothiazines(Fluphenazine Decanoate)
It is recommended that you avoid Alcoholic drinks while you are taking this medication. Alcohol can increase the risk of side effects, such as drowsiness and dizziness. Do not drive or operate machinery if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Fluphenazine Decanoate 25mg/mL Solution for Injection(Fluphenazine Decanoate)
Marijuana and Phenothiazines(Fluphenazine Decanoate)
It is recommended that ingestion, smoking, or inhalation of marijuana be avoided if you are treated with this drug. Marijuana may increase the risk for relapse or an increase in your mood and behavior symptoms. Marijuana may also interfere with the efficacy of your medication in treating your condition. If you continue to use marijuana, promptly get medical assistance if you experience unusual changes in moods or behaviors of any type. Be aware that sedation may occur and you should not drive or operate machinery or perform other hazardous tasks while under the influence of these medications.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Fluphenazine Decanoate 25mg/mL Solution for Injection(Fluphenazine Decanoate)
Tobacco and Phenothiazines(Fluphenazine Decanoate)
Tobacco smoking may reduce the effectiveness of this drug in treating your condition; Tobacco smoke contains substances that speed the removal of this drug from the body. Alternatively, if you take this drug and suddenly stop Tobacco smoking, you may feel more drowsy or tired, or may experience confusion, dizziness, difficulty in movement or other side effects. If you will stop smoking, use care in driving or operating machinery until you know how this drug will affect you. Make sure your prescriber is aware that you smoke Tobacco or if you plan to stop smoking. Report any unusual side effects promptly.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
First Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Second Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Third Trimester

Class 4 - Risk Documented in Humans & Animals

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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