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Fluanxol Depot
Dosage: 20mg/mL
Quantity: 10mL
Price: $116.15


Fluanxol Depot is a medication used in the treatment of chronic schizophrenia and other related chronic psychoses. It is indicated for the maintenance management of schizophrenic patients, especially those who may be unreliable in taking oral medication.

Use and Dosage

The recommended starting dose of flupenthixol tablets is 1 mg 3 times a day. The doctor may increase this dose every 2 or 3 days depending on how you are doing. The usual maintenance dose is 3 mg to 6 mg daily, taken in divided doses.

Many things can affect the dose of medication that a person needs, such as body weight, other medical conditions, and other medications. If your doctor has recommended a dose different from the ones listed here, do not change the way that you are using the medication without consulting your doctor.

Once you have reached a stable dose of flupenthixol tablets, your doctor may switch you to an injectable form of flupenthixol that stays in your system longer and makes it easier to remember to take your medication.

Flupenthixol tablets may be taken with food or on an empty stomach, however, taking it with food or milk may help to reduce stomach upset.

It may take several weeks to feel the full benefit of this medication. Flupenthixol tablets must be taken every day to be effective. Keep taking the medication as prescribed by your doctor.

Your body will become accustomed to the medication over time. Do not stop taking this medication without talking to your doctor. If this medication is stopped suddenly, you may experience withdrawal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, trouble sleeping, or loss of appetite. If you plan to stop the medication, your doctor may want you to reduce the dose gradually to reduce the severity of withdrawal effects.

This medication can be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor. If you miss a dose of this medication, and it is more than 6 hours until your next dose, take it as soon as possible. If it is less than 6 hours until your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one. If you are not sure what to do after missing a dose, contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.

If you are using the flupenthixol injection and you miss an appointment to receive a dose, contact your doctor as soon as possible to reschedule your appointment.

Store this medication at room temperature away from light and keep it out of the reach of children.

Do not dispose of medications in wastewater (e.g. down the sink or in the toilet) or in household garbage. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medications that are no longer needed or have expired.

Side Effects

All medicines may have some unwanted side effects. Sometimes they are serious, but most of the time they are not. Your doctor has weighed the risks of using this medicine against the benefits he/she expects it will have for you.

Tell your doctor or pharmacist as soon as possible if you do not feel well while you are using Fluanxol.

It helps most people with mental illness, but it may have unwanted side effects in a few people.

If you are over 65 years of age you may have an increased chance of getting side effects.

Tell your doctor if you notice any of the following and they worry you:

  • Restlessness
  • Nervousness, agitation
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Involuntary muscle contractions
  • Slowing of movements
  • Painful or weak muscles
  • Headache, dizziness
  • Drowsiness or somnolence
  • Tiredness, fatigue
  • Dry mouth
  • Constipation or diarrhoea
  • Increased salivation or increased sweating
  • Nausea, vomiting, dyspepsia
  • Weight and appetite changes
  • Depression
  • Impaired sexual function
  • Change in your menstrual periods
  • Skin rash, itchy skin
  • Hair loss
  • Pain at the place where your injection is given

Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any of the following:

  • Sudden onset of unusual movements, including trembling and shaking of the hands and fingers, twisting movements of the body, or shuffling walk and stiffness of the arms and legs
  • Worm-like movements of the tongue or other uncontrolled movements of the mouth, tongue, cheeks, or jaws, which may progress to the arms and legs
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Inability to keep still
  • Mood changes
  • Blurred vision or difficulty focusing
  • Difficulty passing urine or other urinary disorder
  • Irregular heartbeat and changes in heart rate and blood pressure
  • Fainting
  • High pressure in the eye
  • Breast enlargement in men
  • Unusual secretion of breast milk
  • Yellowing of the skin and/or eyes, also called jaundice
  • Difficult or painful breathing
  • Frequent infections such as fever, severe chills, sore throat, or mouth ulcers
  • Bleeding or bruising more easily than normal, nosebleeds
  • Swelling of the gums
  • Severe pain in the stomach with bloating, gut cramps, and vomiting

Blood clots in the veins, especially in the legs (symptoms include swelling, pain, and redness in the leg), which may travel through blood vessels to the lungs causing chest pain and difficulty in breathing. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical advice immediately.

In elderly people with dementia, a small increase in the number of deaths has been reported for patients taking antipsychotics compared with those not receiving antipsychotics.

These may be serious side effects of Fluanxol. You may need urgent medical attention.

Tell your doctor immediately, or go to Accident and Emergency at your nearest hospital, if you notice any of the following:

  • serious allergic reaction (symptoms of an allergic reaction may include swelling of the face, lips, mouth, or throat which may cause difficulty in swallowing or breathing, or hives)
  • Convulsions
  • Sudden increase in body temperature, unusual stiffness of the muscles and changes in consciousness, especially in conjunction with fast heart rate and sweating. This may be due to a very rare condition called neuroleptic malignant syndrome, which has been reported with various antipsychotic medicines.

These are very serious side effects. You may need urgent medical attention or hospitalization.

These side effects are generally rare.

Tell your doctor if you notice anything else that is making you feel unwell.


  • Do not use this medication if you:
    • Are allergic to flupenthixol or any ingredients of this medication
    • Are allergic to other thioxanthenes (e.g., thiothixene)
    • Are intoxicated with alcohol or other medications (such as hypnotics, other opioids like codeine or morphine, or psychotropic medications for mental health conditions)
    • Have brain damage
    • Have liver damage
    • Have serious heart disease, brain disease, or kidney disease

Forms and Strengths

Fluanxol Depot is available in the following forms and strengths:

  • Fluanxol Depot Vial:
    • 20mg/mL


How is Fluanxol Depot administered?

Fluanxol Depot is administered as an intramuscular injection.

Are there any special instructions for using Fluanxol Depot?

Fluanxol Depot should be administered by a healthcare professional.

Follow the recommended dosage and schedule as prescribed by the healthcare provider. Unused or expired medication should be returned to a pharmacist for proper disposal.



Additional information

Brand Name:

Fluanxol Depot

Scientific Name:

Flupenthixol decanoate

Other Names:

Fluanxol Depot



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