Stelazine


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Stelazine

 [stel´ah-zēn]
trademark for preparations of trifluoperazine hydrochloride, an antipsychotic agent.
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Stelazine®

Trifluoperazine, see there.
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Stelazine

A brand name for the phenothiazine antipsychotic and ANTIEMETIC drug TRIFLUOPERAZINE.
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Doctors prescribed him with five different medicines to treat the symptoms but in November one of the drugs, called Stelazine, was withdrawn because it was no longer available in then UK.
Today, he takes the antianxiety/antipsychotic trifluoperazine hydrochloride (Stelazine) as needed.
Dumas was prescribed many of the first generation of anti-psychotics: Thorazine, Stelazine and Mellaril.
The psychiatrist testified that he had prescribed three medications to Leroy one of which was Stelazine. Id.
He received phenobarbital for sleeplessness, penicillin and other antibiotics for his urinary tract infections, and Stelazine for anxiety (Dallek 2002, 60-61).
She used to write their names -- "Halo" (Haldol), "Stella" (Stelazine), "Moddie" (Moditen) -- in her journals in the same space where she wrote the names of her progressively diminishing circl e of friends.
Most of the newer atypical anti-psychotics (Risperdal, Zyprexa and Seroquel) are clearly safer and more cost-effective than the older antipsychotics (Mellaril, Thorazine, Stelazine and Haldol).
So the standard approach in our clinic is to continue treatment in patients who are dependent on a typical high-potency antipsychotic, such as haloperidol, fluphenazine hydrochloride (Prolixin, Permitil), or trifluoperazine (Stelazine), or a midpotency antipsychotic.