Clopixol Depot Injection Ampoules 200mg 1ml x 5
Clopixol Depot Injection Ampoules 200mg/ml is a clinically tested antipsychotic used for the treatment of schizophrenia and other psychoses. Antipsychotics act on nerve pathways in specific areas of the brain to help balance certain chemicals that are causing the symptoms of your illness.
It is important to consult a medical professional before using Clopixol Depot Injection Ampoules to ensure it is the appropriate medication for your illness.
Zuclopenthixol decanoate 200mg
Thin vegetable oil
Deep intramuscular injection into the upper-outer buttock or lateral thigh
Consult your doctor for dosage information appropriate for your individual circumstances.
The usual dosage is 200-500mg every 1-4 week(s), but some patients may require up to 600mg per week.
For people receiving depot antipsychotics for the first time, it is recommended to start with a small dose (e.g. 100mg) to assess tolerance.
Therapy can take 4-6 months depending on severity of psychotic symptoms.
Once stabilised lower doses should be considered, but ensure dose is sufficient to prevent relapse.
Dosage may need to be reduced to a quarter or half the mormal starting dose.
Not recommended for children.
Caution should be exercised in patients having:
Liver, kidney or thyroid problems
Severe respiratory disease
Narrow angle glaucoma
Consult your doctor for individual if you are taking other medication or are pregnant.