Stelazine is a popular brand medicine used in the treatment of psychotic disorders like schizophrenia. This medicine is composed of active ingredient Trifluoperazine Hydrochloride, which belongs to a group of drugs called phenothiazines. GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceutical company, the trusted pharmaceutical company has been manufactured by this effective medicine. It is made available in a dosage of 1 mg.
Manufacturer: GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceutical company
Active Ingredient: Trifluoperazine Hydrochloride is an active component used in this medicine. It is a phenothiazine derivative and a dopamine antagonist with antipsychotic and antiemetic activities. It exerts its antipsychotic effect by blocking central dopamine receptors to prevent effects such as delusions and hallucinations caused by an excess of dopamine. It also functions as a calmodulin inhibitor so as to lead to the elevation of cytosolic calcium. It plays the role of a dopaminergic antagonist, an antiemetic, trypanothione-disulfide reductase inhibitor, cholestenol Delta-isomerase inhibitor, a calmodulin antagonist and a phenothiazine antipsychotic drug.
Indications: This drug is indicated to treat certain mental/mood disorders like schizophrenia, psychotic disorders. Stelazine helps to think more clearly, feel less nervous, and take part in everyday life. It can decrease aggressive behavior and the desire to hurt yourself/others. This medicine may also help to decrease hallucinations. Trifluoperazine composed drug is a psychiatric medication that belongs to the class of drugs called phenothiazine antipsychotics that restores the balance of certain natural substances in the brain.
Action Mechanism: Trifluoperazine composed of medicine is an anti-psychotic drug in a group of drugs called phenothiazines. Stelazine works by changing the actions of chemicals in the brain. This medicine is approved to treat anxiety or psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia.
Dosages: This drug is offered in a dosage as mentioned below:
- 1 mg: Take this tablet orally once or twice a day with or without food as prescribed by the doctor
Note: This medicine should not be used in people who have bone marrow suppression, liver disease, a blood cell disorder, or have drowsiness, slow breathing, weak pulse, or decreased alertness.