Thiothixene Pharmacology


About Thiothixene
First-Generation Antipsychotic, a thioxanthene derivative, Typical Antipsychotic.
Mechanism of Action of Thiothixene
Thiothixene exerts its antipsychotic action by postsynaptic blockade of CNS Dopamine receptors. Thereby it inhibits Dopamine mediated effects.
Pharmacokinets of Thiothixene
Absorption:It is rapidly absorbed after oral administration.Distribution:It is widely distributed in the body in protein bound form.Metabolism:It undergoes metabolism in the liver.Excretion:Excreted mainly in the liver.
Onset of Action for Thiothixene
10- 30 minutes
Duration of Action for Thiothixene
Half Life of Thiothixene
Side Effects of Thiothixene
3.Tardive dyskinesia
6.Ocular changes
7.Blurred vision
8.Nasal congestion
9.Dry mouth
11.Urine retention
14.Weight gain

Contra-indications of Thiothixene
1.Hypersensitivity to Thiothixene
2.Circulatory collapse
3.CNS depression
4.Blood dyscrasia
Special Precautions while taking Thiothixene
1.Seizure disorders
2.Cardiovascular diseases
4.Prostatic hyperplasia
5.Alcohol withdrawal
Pregnancy Related Information
Old Age Related Information
Use with caution
Breast Feeding Related Information
Children Related Information
below 12 years: contraindicated
Indications for Thiothixene
Interactions for Thiothixene
Typical Dosage for Thiothixene
Mild to Moderate Psychose: 6mg/day in 3 divided doses and dose can be gradually increased to 15mg/day
Severe Psychose: 10mg/day in 2 divided doses and dose can be gradually increased to 20-30mg/day.Maximum dose: 60mg/day
Schedule of Thiothixene
Storage Requirements for Thiothixene
Store at 15 - 30 degree C. Keep out of the reach of children
Effects of Missed Dosage of Thiothixene
Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time to take the next dose then skip the missed dose.
Effects of Overdose of Thiothixene
Give supportive measures and treatment.

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