Who Makes Loxitane?
This product is manufactured by Watson Pharmaceuticals.
How Does Loxitane Work?
Loxitane is one of several medications known as typical (or first-generation) antipsychotic medications. It is not entirely known how it works. However, it is known that the drug blocks or lessens the effects of dopamine, a chemical in the brain. Dopamine may be elevated in people with schizophrenia.
When and How to Take It
The following are some general considerations for when and how to take Loxitane:
- The medication comes in capsule form. It is usually taken by mouth two to four times a day.
- You can take it with or without food. If the medication bothers your stomach, try taking it with food.
- Loxitane should be taken at the same time(s) each day to maintain an even level in your blood.
- For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. It will not work if you stop taking it.