What Is Stelazine?
hydrochloride) is a prescription medicine that has been licensed to treat the following conditions:
Who Makes Stelazine?
Stelazine was originally manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline. Although brand-name Stelazine is no longer manufactured, a generic version is still available. It is made by several different companies.
How Does It Work?
Stelazine belongs to a group of medications called phenothiazines. When used to treat schizophrenia, it is known as a typical (or first-generation) antipsychotic
medication. It is not entirely known how Stelazine 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 or anxiety. This medication is not a cure for schizophrenia or anxiety, however. It only helps to control symptoms (see Symptoms of Schizophrenia or Anxiety Symptoms)