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Stelazine and Dry Mouth - Trilafon Overdose

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  • Stelazine and Dry Mouth
    Some people taking Stelazine have reported dry mouth as a side effect of the medication. This eMedTV Web page provides some tips you can try if you are taking Stelazine and dry mouth becomes a problem, such as sipping sugarless drinks often.
  • Stelazine and Insomnia
    Insomnia appears to be a side effect of Stelazine, although the percentage of people it affects is unknown. This eMedTV page lists some things you can do if you are taking Stelazine and insomnia occurs, such as keeping a regular sleep-wake cycle.
  • Stelazine and Pregnancy
    Stelazine may not be safe to take during pregnancy. This portion of the eMedTV archives offers more information on Stelazine and pregnancy, and explains why the FDA has classified it as a pregnancy Category C medication.
  • Stelazine Dosage
    Various factors affect a person's Stelazine dosage, such as the medical condition being treated. This eMedTV article provides information on Stelazine dosing guidelines, including dosage recommendations for people with anxiety and for children.
  • Stelazine Drug Information
    If you have schizophrenia or anxiety, your healthcare provider may recommend Stelazine. This eMedTV article gives a brief overview of this drug, with information on how it works and what your healthcare provider needs to know.
  • Stelazine Drug Interactions
    Seizure medications and narcotics are among the drugs that can cause Stelazine drug interactions. This eMedTV segment lists other medications that can potentially interact with Stelazine and discusses the problems these interactions can cause.
  • Stelazine Overdose
    Symptoms of a Stelazine overdose can include drowsiness, unusual body movements, and an arrhythmia. This eMedTV resource lists other possible symptoms of a Stelazine overdose and discusses the various treatment options that are available.
  • Stelazine Sexual Side Effects
    As this eMedTV page explains, some people who take Stelazine may experience sexual side effects (such as impotence or priapism). This page also discusses some treatments your doctor might suggest if you develop these Stelazine sexual side effects.
  • Stelazine Side Effects
    Common Stelazine side effects may include dizziness, drowsiness, and blurred vision. This eMedTV resource lists other common side effects of Stelazine, as well as side effects that may require immediate medical attention (such as seizures).
  • Stelazine Uses
    Stelazine uses include treating schizophrenia and anxiety (for the short term). This selection of the eMedTV archives describes some of the symptoms of schizophrenia and anxiety, and explains how Stelazine works to control these symptoms.
  • Stelazine Warnings and Precautions
    Stelazine can cause a life-threatening condition called neuroleptic malignant syndrome. This eMedTV page offers other Stelazine warnings and precautions, such as the safety of taking the drug while pregnant and a list of those who should not take it.
  • Stelazine Withdrawal
    If you suddenly stop taking Stelazine, withdrawal symptoms can potentially occur. This portion of the eMedTV Web site outlines possible symptoms of Stelazine withdrawal and explains the steps your healthcare provider may take to help limit them.
  • Stellazine
    Stelazine is a medication that can be prescribed for treating schizophrenia and anxiety. This eMedTV resource examines the drug in more detail and describes how it works and possible side effects. Stellazine is a common misspelling of Stelazine.
  • Substitute for Haldol
    If you do not see improvements in your symptoms with Haldol, alternatives to the drug are available. This eMedTV article lists other drugs that can be used as a substitute for Haldol, including other typical antipsychotics and atypical antipsychotics.
  • Symptoms of Schizophrenia
    Common symptoms of schizophrenia can include memory loss, hallucinations, and delusions. This eMedTV article talks about the signs and symptoms of this illness and explains how they are divided into three different categories.
  • Syprexa
    Zyprexa is an antipsychotic drug used for treating schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This eMedTV resource describes how Zyprexa works and explains what to discuss with your doctor before using the drug. Syprexa is a common misspelling of Zyprexa.
  • Tardive Dyskinesia
    Tardive dyskinesia is characterized by uncontrollable body or facial movements. As this eMedTV segment explains, it often happens in people who have been taking antipsychotics or certain other drugs for extended periods of time.
  • Thioridazine
    Thioridazine is a prescription medication that is used for the treatment of schizophrenia. This eMedTV page explains how thioridazine works to control schizophrenia symptoms, offers general dosing information, and describes the effects of the drug.
  • Thioridazine Dosing
    As this eMedTV page explains, the starting thioridazine dose for treating schizophrenia is 50 mg to 100 mg three times daily. This page lists factors that can affect thioridazine dosing (like other drugs you're taking) and tips on taking your dosage.
  • Trilafon
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Trilafon to treat schizophrenia or severe nausea and vomiting. This eMedTV article offers an overview of the medication, explaining how it works, general dosing guidelines, and potential side effects.
  • Trilafon and Breastfeeding
    Trilafon does pass through breast milk. This portion of the eMedTV library explains that the drug can cause serious side effects, so you should talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of taking Trilafon and breastfeeding at the same time.
  • Trilafon and Dry Mouth
    Because some people experience a dry mouth when taking Trilafon, this eMedTV segment lists some things you can do if you're taking Trilafon and dry mouth occurs (such as sipping water or sugarless drinks often and avoiding caffeine).
  • Trilafon and Pregnancy
    Trilafon is classified as a pregnancy Category C drug, meaning it may not be safe for use during pregnancy. This eMedTV segment provides information about Trilafon and pregnancy, including what to do if you become pregnant while taking it.
  • Trilafon Dosage
    For treating schizophrenia, the recommended starting Trilafon dosage is 4 mg to 8 mg three times daily. This eMedTV Web page also provides Trilafon dosing guidelines for treating severe nausea and vomiting, and offers tips on taking the medicine.
  • Trilafon Drug Interactions
    Combining drugs like narcotics or certain antidepressants with Trilafon can cause drug interactions. This eMedTV Web page discusses several other drugs that may cause Trilafon drug interactions and also explains the problems that can occur.
  • Trilafon Medication Information
    Trilafon is a type of "typical antipsychotic" that is approved for adults. This eMedTV page offers more information on this medication, with details on the conditions it is used to treat, how it is taken, what to expect, and more.
  • Trilafon Overdose
    This segment of the eMedTV Web site outlines possible symptoms of a Trilafon overdose, such as a fast heart rate, hallucinations, and seizures. This page also discusses some treatment options that are available for an overdose.
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