5-10 mg Medium Potency Trifluoperazine Stelazine 1-10 mg Typical Perphenazine Trilafon 2-16 mg Thiothixene Navane 2-20 mg Loxapine Loxitane 5-50 mg Low Potency Molindone Moban 5-100 mg Typical Mesoridazine Serentil
10-100 mg Thioridazine Mellaril 10-200 mg Chlorpromazine Thorazine 10-200 mg Adapted from Wilens (1999) and Li, Pearrow, & Jimerson (2010).
This action by FDA for Serentil
reinforces our view that Pfizer's Zeldox will emerge with a similar 'black box' warning for QT prolongation, a significant marketing hindrance for that drug.
Antipsychotics -- Mellaril, Serentil
, Thorazine, Navane, Haldol.
, Thorazine, Navane, Haldol, Stelazine, Prolixin, Taractan, Moban, Loxitane, Trilafon(*)
Mellaril, Haldol, Navane, Prolixin, Stelazine, Moban, Serentil
, Loxitane, Thorazine and Taractan, should NOT be used at all in nursing home patients unless, according to OBRA '90, the patient has an indication from the following: