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Thioridazine (By mouth)

Thioridazine (thye-oh-RID-a-zeen)

Treats the symptoms of schizophrenia.

Brand Name(s):

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to thioridazine, if you have a history of heart rhythm problems or extreme high or low blood pressure, or if you have a genetic defect involving an enzyme called cytochrome P450. You should not take thioridazine if you are also taking medicines for depression (such as amitriptyline, Paxil®, Prozac®, Zoloft®), blood pressure medicine (such as atenolol, metoprolol, propranolol), medicines for heart rhythm problems, or other antipsychotic medicines (Haldol®, Risperdal®). There are many other medicines, including over-the-counter medicines, that you should not use while you are taking thioridazine. Make sure your doctor knows about all other medicines you are using.

How to Use This Medicine:

Tablet, Liquid

If a dose is missed:

How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088


Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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