What is Chlorprothixene?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Truxal Taractan


Chlorprothixene is a typical antipsychotic drug of the thioxanthene class. Introduced in 1959, it is a first generation antipsychotic. It has been used in the treatment of psychotic disorders (e.g. schizophrenia) and of acute mania occurring as part of bipolar disorders.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Chlorprothixene

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Chlorprothixene

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Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Doctor's advice 2
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Chlorprothixene


Stopped taking Chlorprothixene

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 2
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
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 4
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