Likewise, Haldol, Trilafon
and most phenothiazines.
The investigators chose to use perphenazine (Trilafon
, 8-32 mg/day) as their first-generation antipsychotic medication, representing the whole group of drugs, in part because haloperidol had already been compared unfavorably, and they did not want a drug that would be a "straw man" in the trial, Dr.
Rather than emphasizing that the conventional antipsychotic perphenazine (brand name: Trilafon
) showed results comparable with those of four newer antipsychotics in CATIE, professionals should be concerned that 74% of patients who received at least one dose of one of the studied drugs discontinued treatment prematurely, says the chairman of the University of Maryland School of Medicine's psychiatry department.
These data suggest that there is no increased risk of congenital malformations associated with first-trimester exposure to high-potency antipsychotics such as haloperidol (Haldol) or midpotency antipsychotics such as perphenazine (Trilafon
Two students were taking medication, which included Ritalin, Norpramin, and Trilafon
Drug Brand Names Aripiprazole * Ability Perphenazine * Trilafon
Haloperidol * Haldol Pimozide * Orap Olanzapine * Zyprexa Quetiapine * Seroquel Paliperidone * Invega Risperidone * Risperdal Paliperidone palmitate * Venlafaxine * Effexor Invega Sustenna Ziprasidone * Geodon References
sites who were randomly assigned to receive olanzapine (Zyprexa; 7.5-30 mg/day), perphenazine (Trilafon
; 8-32 mg/day), quetiapine (Seroquel; 200-800 mg/day), risperidone (Risperdal; 1.5-6 mg/day) and ziprasidone (Geodon; 40 mg to 160 mg/day) for up to 18 months.