Mellaril is an antipsychotic drug. It is used for various mental illnesses: Schizophrenia, psychotic disorders accompanied by hyperactivity and agitation, severe behavioral disorders associated with psychotic disorders or neurological diseases, accompanied by aggressiveness, inability to concentrate for a long time, reduced resistance to the development of frustration. Moderate and severe depression in adults, neuroses accompanied by anxiety, agitation, depressed mood, tension, sleep disturbances, fears, Huntington’s disease.
Composition: the main active ingredient in the composition: thioridazine hydrochloride.
Excipients: lactose monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose, sodium carboxymethyl starch, povidone, magnesium stereate.
How does the drug work?
It has an antipsychotic, moderate sedative (without severe lethargy), as well as an antidyskinetic effect; antihistamine action and antiemetic action are weakly expressed. It has anticholinergic activity, causes a hypotensive effect. In terms of intensity of action, it is inferior to periciazine.
The mechanism of antipsychotic action is associated with the blockade of postsynaptic dopamine receptors in the mesolimbic structures of the brain. It also has an alpha-adrenergic blocking effect and inhibits the release of pituitary and hypothalamic hormones. However, blockade of dopamine receptors increases the secretion of prolactin by the pituitary gland.
How to take and dosage.
Individual. When administered orally, the daily dose for adults and children over 12 years of age is 20-800 mg / day, the frequency of use is 2-4 times / day. The course of treatment with high doses is continued for no more than 5 weeks.
For children 1-5 years old – 1 mg / kg / day; older than 5 years – 75-100 mg / day, in severe cases – 300 mg / day; the multiplicity of reception – 2-4 times / day.
The maximum daily dose for adults and children over 12 years of age is 800 mg.
Side effects: drowsiness, confusion, anxiety, irritability, headaches, dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, skin rash, itching.
Contraindications: acute depression, tremor, drowsiness, heart disease.
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