What is Mellaril?
Mellaril is an antipsychotic medicine called a phenothiazine. It works by changing the actions of chemicals in your brain.
What is Mellaril used for?
Mellaril is used to treat schizophrenia. It is usually given after other antipsychotic medicines have been tried without success.
How should Mellaril tablet be consumed?
While using Mellaril, you may need frequent blood tests. Your heart function may need to be checked using an electrocardiograph or ECG.
What should be avoided while consuming Mellaril?
Mellaril may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert. Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy. Get up slowly and steady yourself to prevent a fall.
What other drugs will affect Mellaril?
Taking Mellaril with other drugs that might make one sleepy or slow the breathing can cause dangerous or life-threatening side effects. Ask your doctor before taking a sleeping pill, narcotic pain medicine, prescription cough medicine, a muscle relaxer, or medicine for anxiety, depression, or seizures.