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Fluphenazine Drug Information - How Does Zyprexa Work

This page contains links to eMedTV Schizophrenia Articles containing information on subjects from Fluphenazine Drug Information to How Does Zyprexa Work. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Fluphenazine Drug Information
    This segment of the eMedTV archives presents some basic information on fluphenazine. This article explains how it works to treat schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders and lists the forms in which it is available.
  • Generic Abilify Maintena
    At this time, generic Abilify Maintena (aripiprazole ER injection) is not available. This page of the eMedTV Web site offers a discussion on why this is the case and whether a generic version of the drug might become available at some point in the future.
  • Generic Fanapt
    The earliest predictable date that a generic Fanapt (iloperidone) could become available is November 2016. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at this topic, listing some factors that could delay the introduction of a generic.
  • Generic Haldol
    This eMedTV Web page describes the versions of generic Haldol that are available. This page also highlights the different manufacturers of generic Haldol and lists the available strengths of generic Haldol tablets, oral solution, and injections.
  • Generic Invega
    Invega is not yet available in generic form. This article from the eMedTV library looks at when a generic version of Invega could become available and explains how a "generic name" is different from a "generic version" of a drug.
  • Generic Invega Sustenna
    There are no generic versions of Invega Sustenna (paliperidone palmitate) available at this time. This eMedTV article explains why companies have not been able to make a generic version of this drug and discusses when one might become available.
  • Generic Latuda
    At this time, no generic versions of Latuda (lurasidone) are available. This part of the eMedTV Web site offers more details on the patent that currently protects the brand-name drug, explaining who holds it and when it will likely expire.
  • Generic Loxitane
    All the patents for Loxitane have expired, and generic Loxitane is currently available in several strengths. This eMedTV segment offers an in-depth look at the medication, including a list of some of the companies that currently manufacture it.
  • Generic Navane
    Generic Navane is currently made by two companies and is available in four strengths. This eMedTV Web page gives an overview of generic Navane and the rating system used by the FDA when evaluating generic drugs.
  • Generic Risperdal
    Generic Risperdal (risperidone) is currently available in a number of strengths. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at generic Risperdal, including available strengths, how it compares to the brand-name drug, and more.
  • Generic Saphris
    As this eMedTV page explains, the patent for Saphris (asenapine) is scheduled to expire in 2015. If no other patents exist, other companies can then produce a generic Saphris. This page also explains generic names and generic versions.
  • Generic Seroquel XR
    There is currently no generic version of Seroquel XR (quetiapine XR). This eMedTV Web selection takes a look at why this is the case, and also warns people about places claiming to sell a generic Seroquel XR.
  • Generic Stelazine
    Stelazine is only available in a generic form. This eMedTV Web page explains that all of the patents for brand-name Stelazine have expired and the brand-name version is no longer made. This page also lists the companies that make generic Stelazine.
  • Generic Trilafon
    Only generic Trilafon is available for sale because the brand-name medication is no longer manufactured. This eMedTV Web page highlights the various strengths of generic Trilafon that are available and lists companies that make the medication.
  • Generic Versacloz
    Generic Versacloz (clozapine oral suspension) is not available at this time. This page of the eMedTV Web site offers a discussion on why this is the case and whether a generic version of the drug might become available at some point in the future.
  • Generic Zyprexa
    The patent for Zyprexa (olanzapine) has expired, and generic versions are now available. This eMedTV selection takes an in-depth look at these generic versions, with information on how they compare to the brand-name drug.
  • Generic Zyprexa Relprevv
    There is currently no generic version of Zyprexa Relprevv (olanzapine extended-release injection). This eMedTV Web selection takes a look at why this is the case, and also explains whether a company might make a generic version someday.
  • Haldol
    Haldol is a prescription drug that is approved to treat several conditions, such as psychotic disorders. This eMedTV article explains the other uses of Haldol, outlines potential side effects, and offers tips on when and how to take the medication.
  • Haldol (Haloperidol) Drug Information
    Haldol is a medication often prescribed to treat schizophrenia and various other conditions. This eMedTV article contains more drug information on Haldol (haloperidol), including important warnings and precautions, and a list of potential side effects.
  • Haldol Alternatives
    Haldol alternatives can include therapy and other medications (such as Zyprexa or Prolixin). This page on the eMedTV Web site lists a number of alternatives to Haldol and describes situations in which they may be considered.
  • Haldol and Breastfeeding
    Haldol passes through breast milk. This portion of the eMedTV Web site explains what to do if you are taking Haldol and breastfeeding at the same time, and discusses why your healthcare provider may allow you to breastfeed while taking the drug.
  • Haldol and Insomnia
    Clinical studies have shown that insomnia is a side effect of Haldol. This eMedTV page lists some things you can do if you're taking Haldol and insomnia occurs, such as napping no later than 3 p.m. and avoiding large meals within two hours of bedtime.
  • Haldol and Parkinson Side Effects
    It is likely that the use of Haldol and Parkinson side effects are related. This eMedTV resource discusses this possible relationship between Haldol and Parkinson side effects and gives ideas on how to relieve these side effects.
  • Haldol and Pregnancy
    The FDA has classified Haldol as a pregnancy Category C drug, meaning it may not be safe during pregnancy. This eMedTV page provides detailed information about Haldol and pregnancy, including what to do if you become pregnant while taking Haldol.
  • Haldol Dangers
    There have been reports of sudden death in people taking Haldol, most likely due to a dangerous arrhythmia. This eMedTV article discusses other potential dangers of Haldol and lists some of the common side effects that have been reported with this drug.
  • Haldol Dosage
    For adults with moderate symptoms, Haldol dosing usually starts at 0.5 mg to 2 mg two to three times daily. This eMedTV segment lists factors that can affect your Haldol dosage (such as your age and weight), as well as tips on taking the drug.
  • Haldol Drug Information
    This eMedTV page provides some basic information on Haldol, a drug used to treat several behavioral problems and psychotic disorders. Topics included in this article include specific uses, possible side effects, and issues to discuss with your doctor.
  • Haldol Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV page explains that drugs such as lithium, certain antibiotics, and some arrhythmia drugs can potentially cause Haldol drug interactions. This page explains how these interactions can lead to dangerous and possibly permanent problems.
  • Haldol for Children
    Haldol is used to treat behavior problems and other conditions. As this eMedTV segment explains, doctors may prescribe Haldol for children as young as three. However, Haldol should be used in children only after other forms of treatment have failed.
  • Haldol for Schizophrenia
    As this eMedTV segment explains, schizophrenia symptoms can be treated with Haldol, an antipsychotic drug. This eMedTV Web page lists common symptoms of schizophrenia and explains how this medication works to lessen the symptoms.
  • Haldol Indications
    Haldol is a prescription drug used to treat psychotic disorders, behavior problems, and other conditions. This eMedTV Web page lists other approved indications for Haldol and also explains how this medication is used for "off-label" purposes.
  • Haldol Injection
    Available in many forms (including an injection), Haldol is a drug used to treat certain behavior problems. This eMedTV article explains how often the injectable form of the medicine is administered and takes a look at how the product works.
  • Haldol Oral
    As this eMedTV article explains, the oral forms of Haldol are typically taken two to three times a day. This Web page explains what Haldol is used for, describes how the medication works, and offers information on how often this drug is typically taken.
  • Haldol Overdose
    This eMedTV page explains that the symptoms of a Haldol overdose can include drowsiness, an irregular heart rhythm, and difficulty breathing. This page discusses what will affect a Haldol overdose and describes some of the available treatment options.
  • Haldol Risks
    Haldol can cause a life-threatening condition called neuroleptic malignant syndrome. This eMedTV page explores other potential risks with Haldol and lists some of the common (but usually not serious) side effects that have been reported with this drug.
  • Haldol Safety
    Before you start using Haldol, let your doctor know if you have any heart problems. This eMedTV Web page offers more safety information on Haldol, including a list of other conditions you should tell your doctor about before starting treatment.
  • Haldol Sexual Side Effects
    Sexual side effects (such as changes in sex drive or impotence) may occur with the use of Haldol. This eMedTV page looks at Haldol sexual side effects in more detail and discusses what your healthcare provider may recommend if they occur.
  • Haldol Side Effects
    Drowsiness, nausea, and an increased sex drive are a few common side effects of Haldol. As this eMedTV segment explains, while most side effects of the drug are minor, problems like seizures or unusual body movements may require immediate medical care.
  • Haldol Tablets
    Haldol is a prescription drug used to treat many different conditions, including behavior problems and ADHD. This eMedTV Web page lists the various strengths of the tablet form of Haldol and briefly explains when and how to take this medication.
  • Haldol Uses
    This eMedTV resource explains how Haldol can treat psychotic disorders, tics, severe behavior problems, and ADHD. This page also describes some off label Haldol uses (such as the treatment of dementia and autism).
  • Haldol Warnings and Precautions
    Haldol can cause a drop in blood pressure or raise the risk of seizures in some people. This eMedTV page offers other Haldol warnings and precautions, such as other potential side effects of the medication and the safety of taking it while nursing.
  • Haldol Withdraw
    Potential Haldol withdrawal symptoms include delusions, tremors, and hallucinations. This eMedTV resource offers information on why people may experience withdrawal from this drug. Haldol withdraw is a common misspelling of Haldol withdrawal.
  • Haldol Withdrawal
    This eMedTV segment explains that your doctor may wean you off Haldol slowly to avoid withdrawal symptoms. This article discusses why you should not stop taking Haldol suddenly and lists some of the Haldol withdrawal symptoms to watch out for.
  • Haldol Withdrawl
    If you abruptly stop taking Haldol, withdrawal symptoms may occur. As this eMedTV page explains, withdrawals from this drug may lead to hallucinations, unusual body movements, and delusions. Haldol withdrawl is a common misspelling of Haldol withdrawal.
  • Halidol
    This eMedTV page explains that Haldol can treat behavior problems and psychotic disorders by affecting a certain brain chemical. This page describes some precautions and potential side effects with the drug. Halidol is a common misspelling of Haldol.
  • How Does Invega Work?
    Invega is known to be very effective for treating schizophrenia, but how does Invega work? As this eMedTV Web page explains, Invega blocks or lessens the effects of several brain chemicals. These chemicals may be elevated in people with schizophrenia.
  • How Does Risperdal Work?
    Many people may wonder, "How does Risperdal work?" As this eMedTV resource explains, it is not entirely known how the drug works. However, it is known to block or lessen the effects of certain chemicals in the brain (such as dopamine or serotonin).
  • How Does Zyprexa Work
    Many people may wonder, "How does Zyprexa work?" As this Web page from the eMedTV site explains, it is not entirely known how the medicine works. However, it is known that the drug blocks or lessens the effects of several chemicals in the brain.
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