Active ingredients: flupentixol decanoate
What it is used for
Flupenthixol is indicated for the maintenance treatment of chronic schizophrenia and other related chronic psychoses, in patients intolerant of and/or refractory to other depot preparations. Flupenthixol is intended for maintenance therapy and not for short term use (less than 3 months).
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Intramuscular
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Lifetime is 4 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear, yellow to yellowish oil, pratically free from particles.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient flupentixol decanoate
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
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