Active Ingredient(s): Thioridazine
FDA Approved: * March 15, 1962
Pharm Company: * NOVARTIS
Category: Antipsychotic

Thioridazine (Mellaril or Melleril) is a first generation antipsychotic drug belonging to the phenothiazine drug group and was previously widely used in the treatment of schizophrenia and psychosis. The branded product was withdrawn worldwide in 2005 because it caused severe cardiac arrhythmias. However, generic versions are still available in the US.[1] Contents 1 Indications 2 Side effects 3 Pharmacology 4 Metabolism 5 History 6 Antibiotic activity 7 References 8 Further r... [wikipedia]

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