What is clopixol tablets used for?
Clopixol Tablets are used for the treatment of schizophrenia and other psychoses.
Is Zuclopenthixol typical?
First generation ‘typical’ antipsychotics such as zuclopenthixol are an older class of antipsychotic than second generation ‘atypical’ antipsychotics.
How quickly does zuclopenthixol work?
Zuclopenthixol decanoate is a depot injection which slowly releases zuclopenthixol into your body to prevent your symptoms from coming back. It is given every 1-4 weeks….About zuclopenthixol.
|Type of medicine||An antipsychotic medicine|
|Available as||Tablets, injection and long-acting (‘depot’) injection|
What class of drug is zuclopenthixol?
Zuclopenthixol is a typical antipsychotic neuroleptic drug of the thioxanthene class. It mainly acts by antagonism of D1 and D2 dopamine receptors.
What are the side effects of zuclopenthixol acetate?
Tranquillisers should not have to be used often and also have few unwanted side-effects, such as pain at the injection site or uncontrolled shaking of the head and hands. Zuclopenthixol acetate is said to possess all these properties. Zuclopenthixol acetate is given by an injection and has an effect that lasts for about two to three days.
How long does zuclopenthixol acetate stay in your system?
There is one oral preparation and two depot forms: zuclopenthixol acetate and zuclopenthixol decanoate. The acetate version does not stay in the body for very long (a single dose persists for only 72 hours) and is said to have these properties.
Is zuclopenthixol acetate an effective medication for aggression in psychiatry?
Medication used for acute aggression in psychiatry must have rapid onset of effect, low frequency of administration and low levels of adverse effects. Zuclopenthixol acetate is said to have these properties.
Is zuclopenthixol acetate a member of thioxanthenes?
Zuclopenthixol acetate is a member of thioxanthenes. 2- [4- [ (3 Z )-3- (2-chlorothioxanthen-9-ylidene)propyl]piperazin-1-yl]ethyl acetate