(fluphenazine hydrochloride) Tablet, Film Coated
(fluphenazine hydrochloride) Elixir
PROLIXIN (fluphenazine) is a trifluoromethyl phenothiazine derivative intended for the management of schizophrenia. Fluphenazine hydrochloride is described chemically as 4-[3-[2-(Trifluoromethyl)phenothiazin-10-yl] propyl]-1-piperazineethanol dihydrochloride and its molecular formula is C22H28F3N3OS2HCl. The molecular structure is shown below:
PROLIXIN Tablets (Fluphenazine Hydrochloride Tablets) contain 5 and 10 mg fluphenazine hydrochloride per tablet. Inactive ingredients: Aluminum Lakes of the following colorants: [D&C Red No. 27 and D&C Red No. 30 for 10 mg only; FD&C Blue No. 1 for 5 mg only; FD&C Blue No.2 for 10 mg only; FD&C Yellow No. 5 (tartrazine) for 5 mg only; FD&C Yellow No. 6 for 10 mg only], croscarmellose sodium; hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, lactose monohydrate; polyethylene glycol; polysorbate 80, povidone, stearic acid, and titanium dioxide.
PROLIXIN Elixir (Fluphenazine Hydrochloride Elixir) contains 0.5 mg fluphenazine hydrochloride per mL. Inactive ingredients: alcohol [14% v/v], colorant (FD&C Yellow No. 6), flavors, glycerin, polysorbate 40, purified water, sodium benzoate, and sucrose.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/22/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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