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When treating schizophrenia, trifluoperazine dosing typically starts at 2 mg to 5 mg three times daily. If needed, your healthcare provider may adjust this. The recommended starting dose for anxiety is 1 mg or 2 mg twice daily. In these cases, trifluoperazine dosing guidelines recommend that it not exceed 6 mg per day and it should not be taken for more than 12 weeks.
An Introduction to Trifluoperazine DosingThe dose of trifluoperazine hydrochloride (Stelazine®) that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
- The medical condition being treated
- Other medical conditions you may have
- Other medications you may currently be taking.
As always, do not adjust your trifluoperazine dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.