Generic Name - Thioridazine
Category - Antipsychotic medication
Generic for Mellaril* is indicated to treat emotional disorders such as schizophrenia and other psychotic disturbances, as well as depression and anxiety.
Generic for Mellaril* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Mellaril* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past or patients who have severe CNS depression, bone marrow depression or a history of blood dyscrasia.
Generic for Mellaril* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment conditions.
Blood disorders or disease
Difficulty passing urine
Heart or liver disease
Low blood level of calcium
Stomach problems or peptic ulcera
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Mellaril*. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
Medicines for heart disease
Narcotic pain medicine
Generic for Mellaril* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericMellaril*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Mellaril* for schizophrenia is 50 to 100 milligrams 3 times a day. The doctor may gradually increase the dosage to as much as 800 milligrams a day, taken in 2 to 4 small doses. Once the symptoms improve, the doctor will decrease the dosage to the lowest effective amount.
Generic for Mellaril* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Mellaril* side Effects include blurred vision, breast enlargement in men or women, breast milk in women who are not breast-feeding,
Chest pain, fast or irregular heartbeat, confusion, restlessness, dark yellow or brown urine and difficulty breathing or swallowing.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Mellaril*.
Generic for Mellaril* and Pregnancy
It is recommended to discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Generic for Mellaril* during pregnancy.
Generic for Mellaril* and Breastfeeding
Generic for Mellaril* is excreted in breast milk and may cause harm to a growing infant. Hence, do not breast-feed while taking this medicine.
Generic for Mellaril* and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Mellaril* in pediatric patients have not been established.
Generic for Mellaril* and Geriatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Mellaril* in geriatric patients have not been established.
The above information about Generic for Mellaril* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.