What is Levomepromazine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Methotrimeprazine

Levomepromazine is an international brand name for methotrimeprazine, a non-opioid analgesic used for schizophrenia or psychosis; management of pain, including pain caused by neuralgia or cancer; management of nausea and vomiting; sedation. It has also been used for bipolar disorder and agitation.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Insomnia 2 1
Bipolar II disorder 1 0
Dysphoric mania 1 1
Fear 1 0
Nausea 1 1
Panic attacks 1 0

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  • 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 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Levomepromazine

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Levomepromazine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Change in health plan coverage 1
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
Side effects too severe 1
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Duration

Stopped taking Levomepromazine

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for Levomepromazine

Nov 1, 2011 (Started Oct 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for dysphoric mania)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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