Tablets: Each round, blue, film-coated tablet contains trifluoperazine
hydrochloride equivalent to trifluoperazine as follows: 1 mg imprinted SKF and
S03; 2 mg imprinted SKF and S04; 5 mg imprinted SKF and S06; 10 mg imprinted
SKF and S07. Inactive ingredients consist of cellulose, croscarmellose sodium,
FD&C Blue No. 2, FD&C Yellow No. 6, FD&C Red No. 40, gelatin, iron
oxide, lactose, magnesium stearate, talc, titanium dioxide and trace amounts
of other inactive ingredients.
Multi-Dose Vials, 10 mL (2 mg/mL)—Each mL contains, in aqueous solution,
trifluoperazine, 2 mg, as the hydrochloride; sodium tartrate, 4.75 mg; sodium
biphosphate, 11.6 mg; sodium saccharin, 0.3 mg; benzyl alcohol, 0.75%, as preservative.
Concentrate—Each mL of clear, yellow, banana-vanilla-flavored liquid
contains 10 mg of trifluoperazine as the hydrochloride. Inactive ingredients
consist of D&C Yellow No. 10, FD&C Yellow No. 6, flavor, sodium benzoate,
sodium bisulfite, sucrose and water.
N.B.: The Concentrate is for use in schizophrenia when oral medication is preferred and other oral forms are considered impractical.
What are the possible side effects of trifluoperazine (Stelazine)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using trifluoperazine and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- twitching or uncontrollable movements of your eyes, lips, tongue, face, arms, or legs;
- tremor (uncontrolled shaking), drooling, trouble swallowing, problems with balance or walking;
- feeling restless, jittery, or agitated;
- very stiff (rigid) muscles, high fever, sweating, confusion,...
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Last reviewed on RxList: 4/10/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.