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Trifluoperazine is commonly prescribed for the treatment of schizophrenia or anxiety. Although the medicine cannot cure these conditions, it can help control symptoms by lessening or blocking the effects of dopamine in the brain. Available as tablets, the prescription drug is generally taken one to three times a day. Potential side effects of the medication include blurred vision, drowsiness, and dizziness.
What Is Trifluoperazine?Trifluoperazine hydrochloride (Stelazine®) is a prescription medicine that has been licensed to treat the following conditions:
- Unusual body movements, shakiness, or twitches
- Insomnia (see Stelazine and Insomnia)
- Blurred vision
- Sexual problems (see Stelazine Sexual Side Effects)
- Dry mouth (see Stelazine and Dry Mouth).