Email bookmark
Font : A-A+

  Fludecan is a tranquilizer, prescribed for mental retardation. It belongs to the piperazine class of phenothiazines.

Drug information on   Fludecan (Fluphenazine) from Sigma Division (Svizera Healthcare) 


Sigma Division (Svizera Healthcare) 
Generic : Fluphenazine
Medindia currently has information on 3065 generic drugs and 109,997 brands that have their prices listed. New drugs with their prices are listed as and when they get approved by the drug controller. Please do write to us ( if a drug is missing from our comprehensive drug price list.

Medical Condition(s) for which   Fludecan may be prescribed

Side effects of   Fludecan

   Central Nervous System : Incoordination, involuntary movement, restlessness, poor eyeball movement, tremors and rigidity.

   Heart : Low/high blood pressure.

   Gastrointestinal : Dry mouth, constipation, nausea, vomiting and loss of appetite.

   Eye : Blurred vision and increased eye pressure.

   Metabolic : Breast enlargement in male, menstrual irregularities, weight change and impotence.

   Liver : Jaundice.

   Allergic Reactions : Blisters, rash, hives, itching, difficulty in breathing or swallowing, swelling of the eyes, face, mouth, lips, tongue, throat, arms, hands, feet, ankles or lower legs.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult- The recommended dose range is 2.5 to 10 mg per day.

How to use   Fludecan?

It comes as a tablet to take mouth, with or without food.

When is   Fludecan not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with blood dyscrasias, brain damage, who are taking hypnotics medications, bone marrow depression, mental depression and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for   Fludecan

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of increased eye pressure, enlarged prostate, difficulty in urinating, seizures, overactive thyroid, liver, kidney or heart disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause drowsiness, dizziness or blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery and get up slowly from bed while taking this medication.

• Avoid becoming overheated in hot weather; otherwise it may cause heatstroke.

• Avoid exposure to sunlight; otherwise it may cause sunburn.

• Some patients may develop with involuntary muscle movements and neuroleptic malignant syndrome; if it is so consult with your doctor.

• Monitor liver and kidney functions, complete blood cell counts regularly while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for   Fludecan

Avoid alcohol consumption.

Storage Conditions for   Fludecan

Store it at room temperature, and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

Disclaimer : The Price of the drugs indicated above may not match the actual price at which they are sold. Prices can change depending on many factors, including GST. These are only approximate indicative prices of the drug.
Buy Medicines (Drug) at Concessional Price from India
Substitutes for   Fludecan

Premium Membership Benefits

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.