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Fluphenazine / Nortriptyline

    DAE Class; Rx

    Common Brand Names; MOTIVAL


    Fluphenazine / Nortriptyline is used for Therapy for chronic schizophrenia, Depression, Wed wetting in children and other conditions

    • Therapy for chronic schizophrenia
    • Depression
    • Wed wetting in children
    • Tardive dyskinesia
    • Neuroleptic malignant syndrome
    • Drowsiness
    • Lethargy
    • Hypertension
    • Weight change
    • Peripheral edema
    • Abnormal lactation
    • Gynecomastia
    • Menstrual irregularities
    • Rash
    • Leukopenia
    • Agranulocytosis
    • Liver damage
    • Photosensitivity
    • Decreased sex drive
    • Ringing in the ear
    • Impotence
    • Weakness
    • Constipation
    • Tingling or numbness in the fingers or toes
    • Nausea
    • Unpleasant taste
    • Lack of coordination or jerky movements
    • Breast swelling in men
    • Difficulty reaching orgasm after ample sexual stimulation
    • Dry mouth
    • Blurred vision
    • Tachycardia
    • Slows conduction
    • Peripheral neuropathy
    • Urinary hesitancy
    • Confusion
    • Sweating
    • Tremor
    • Rashes
    • Hypersensitivity reactions
    Before using Fluphenazine / Nortriptyline, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
    • Avoid driving and drinking alcohol when taking this drug
    • Avoid prolonged exposure to ultraviolet light and wear protective clothing
    • Beware of risk of tardive dyskinesia
    • Consult your doctor if feel sudden mood changes
    • Do not drink alcohol while consuming this drug
    • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery
    • History of convulsive disorders
    • Patients undergoing surgery
    • Patients with allergic reactions to this drug
    • Patients with cardiovascular disease and pheochromocytoma

    Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.


    Child Dose

    Fluphenazine / Nortriptyline


    • Fluphenazine 0.5 mg, Nortriptyline (HCl) 10 mg