Fluphenazine

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Scientific Name: Fluphenazine
Brand Name: Modecate
Company Owner: App pharmaceuticals llc, Bedford laboratories div ben venue laboratories inc, Claris lifesciences ltd, Hospira inc, Teva parenteral medicines inc, Bristol myers squibb co, Apothecon inc div bristol myers squibb, Pharmaceutical assoc inc div beach products, Teva pharmaceuticals usa, Lannett holdings inc, Mylan pharmaceuticals inc, Sandoz inc, Watson laboratories inc
Mechanism Of Action Fluphenazine blocks postsynaptic mesolimbic dopaminergic D1 and D2 receptors in the brain; depresses the release of hypothalamic and hypophyseal hormones and is believed to depress the reticular activating system thus affecting basal metabolism, body temperature, wakefulness, vasomotor tone, and emesis.
Description of the Drug: Fluphenazine is a phenothiazine used to treat patients requiring long-term neuroleptic therapy.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00623