What is Loxapine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Loxitane Xylac

false

Loxapine is an anti-psychotic agent used for the management of psychotic disorders. It may also be used for psychosis/agitation related to Alzheimer's dementia.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Anxious mood 3 0
Insomnia 3 0
Bipolar II disorder 2 0
Post-traumatic stress disorder 2 1
Bipolar disorder 1 0
Cyclothymia 1 0

Show all 12 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 1
Mild 4
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Loxapine

Side effect Patients
Confusion 1
Difficulty urinating (dysuria) 1
Dystonia 1
Elevated blood pressure 1
Forgetfulness 1
More alert 1

Show all 9 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Loxapine

Dosage Patients
5 mg daily 1
10 mg twice daily 1
25 mg twice daily 1
50 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Loxapine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Loxapine

Duration

Currently taking Loxapine

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Loxapine

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

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Loxapine after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Haloperidol (Haldol) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Loxapine.