Thiothixene (Oral Route)

Name: Thiothixene (Oral Route)

Descriptions

Thiothixene is used to treat a mental condition called schizophrenia. This medicine should not be used to treat behavioral problems in older adult patients who have dementia.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Liquid
  • Capsule
  • Tablet
  • Solution

Pediatric

The use of thiothixene in children younger than 12 years of age is not recommended.

Other Interactions

Certain medicines should not be used at or around the time of eating food or eating certain types of food since interactions may occur. Using alcohol or tobacco with certain medicines may also cause interactions to occur. Discuss with your healthcare professional the use of your medicine with food, alcohol, or tobacco.

Other Medical Problems

The presence of other medical problems may affect the use of this medicine. Make sure you tell your doctor if you have any other medical problems, especially:

  • Blood or bone marrow problems (e.g., agranulocytosis, leukopenia, neutropenia) or
  • Central nervous system depression (severe drowsiness or loss of consciousness) or
  • Circulatory collapse (shock-like state)—Should not be used in patients with these conditions.
  • Breast cancer, prolactin-dependent or
  • Eye or vision problems (e.g., pigmentary retinopathy, lenticular pigmentation) or
  • Heart or blood vessel disease or
  • Hyperprolactinemia (high prolactin in the blood) or
  • Liver disease or
  • Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS), history of or
  • Seizures, history of—Use with caution. May make these conditions worse.

Missed Dose

If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double doses.

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