Navane Uses

How Navane Works

Navane belongs to a group of medications called typical (or first-generation) antipsychotic medications. In particular, it is part of a group of medications called thioxanthines, which are very similar to phenothiazines (another group of antipsychotic medications). It is not known precisely how Navane works. However, it is known that Navane blocks or lessens the effects of dopamine, a chemical in the brain. Dopamine may be elevated in people with schizophrenia.
Navane is not a cure for schizophrenia. It only helps to control symptoms (see Symptoms of Schizophrenia).

Navane Use in Children

Navane is not approved to treat schizophrenia in children less than 12 years old. Be sure to talk with your healthcare provider about the benefits and risks of using Navane in children.

Off-Label Navane Uses

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend Navane for something other than schizophrenia. This is called an "off-label" use. Some examples of off-label Navane uses include treatment of the following conditions:
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