What is Trifluoperazine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Stelazine

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Trifluoperazine is an antipsychotic agent. It may be used in high doses to treat schizophrenia, paranoia, or agitation, or in low doses to treat anxiety, nausea, or vomiting.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Anxious mood 6 2
Delusions 3 2
Auditory hallucinations 1 0
Increased need for sleep 1 0
Major depressive disorder 1 0
Mania 1 0

Show all 9 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 2
Mild 1
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Trifluoperazine

Side effect Patients
Dry mouth 2
Insomnia 1
Sedation 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Trifluoperazine

Dosage Patients
10 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Trifluoperazine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 4
Other 4
Did not seem to work 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
Course of treatment ended 1
Personal research 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 12 patients who've stopped taking Trifluoperazine

Duration

Currently taking Trifluoperazine

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1

Stopped taking Trifluoperazine

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 3
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 3

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Trifluoperazine after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Thioridazine 1
Thiothixene (Navane) 1
Zolpidem (Ambien) 1

Patients stopped taking Trifluoperazine and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Carbamazepine (Tegretol) 1
Thioridazine 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Trifluoperazine.