SALT INFORMATIONPenfluridol(20 mg)
Schizophrenia, affective withdrawal and social maladjustment.
Lower threshold for seizures, blurring of vision, dry mouth, retention of urine, constipation, orthostatic hypotension, weight gain, impaired glucose tolerance, allergic skin rashes, cholestatic jaundice; extrapyramidal effects; delirium; agitation, anxiety, depression, euphoria.
Orthostatic hypotension with MAOIs; may increase sedation with alcohol, hypnotics, antihistamines, opiates; antacids containing aluminum salts may decrease absorption; additive antimuscarinic effects with TCAs; may reduce bromocriptine's ability to reduce serum prolactin; amphetamines may increase psychosis.
MECHANISM OF ACTION
Penfluridol blocks the postsynaptic dopamine receptor in the mesolimbic dopaminergic system and inhibits the release of hypothalamic and hypophyseal hormones.
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Can I take Uridol (20mg) during pregnancy?
Studies in animals have shown risk to fetus, however there are no sufficient studies in humans. This drug may be used in pregnant women if benefit outweighs the risk. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.