Clopixol Acuphase Injection (Zuclopenthixol Acetate BP)
How does Clopixol Acuphase Injection (Zuclopenthixol Acetate BP) work:
Clopixol Acuphase Injection (Zuclopenthixol Acetate BP) is used for treating psychotic illnesses such as acute psychosis, as well mania and severe psychosis. It is able to effectively regulate a person`s behaviour and mood by blocking dopamine receptors found in the brain.
Clopixol Acuphase Injection can also improve symptoms such as hallucination, disturbed thoughts, and major aggression.
Dosage & Administration:
Clopixol is not suitable for children, or patients with Parkinson`s disease. Use Clopixol Acuphase Injection as administered by a healthcare professional or physician.
Thr typical dosage for adult patients is between 50mg and 150mg, 1-3 ml. The drug is administered by an intra-muscular injection (IM). The injection is normally repeated every 2 or 3 days depending on the patient and their condition.
For maintenance therapy the injection is given approximately every 2 weeks at a dose from 200mg to 400mg.
Inform your physician before taking this medication if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, have any allergies, take any other medication, or if you have any existing medical conditions.
If you have a history of any liver conditions, heart related diseases, high blood pressure, diabetes, thyroid related conditions, epilepsy, or blood disorders you should take special care when taking Clopixol and discuss the possible risks involved with your physician.