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The prescription drug Trilafon® (perphenazine) is licensed to treat the following conditions:
   
It belongs to a class of drugs called "typical antipsychotics." The medication comes in the form of a tablet and is generally taken two to four times a day. Common side effects include dry mouth, drowsiness, and unusual body movements.
 
If you have certain other medical conditions, such as kidney disease or a blood disorder, your healthcare provider needs to know this information when prescribing this drug. Trilafon may not be appropriate in these situations, and discussing these and other issues with your healthcare provider will help ensure the safety and effectiveness of your treatment plan.          
 
(For more information on this medication, click Trilafon. This article tells you what you need to know about available strengths, symptoms of an overdose, how to store the drug, and more.)
 
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