Disease Information for Loxapine (Loxitane) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Seizures
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Convulsions (grand mal)
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antipsychotic/neuroleptic drug (example)
DRUG/D2 Receptor dopamine antagonist (Ex)
DRUG/Psychoactive/sedative drug (category)
DRUG/Lowers seizure threshold
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
2 Chloro 11 (4 methyl 1 piperazinyl) dibenz(b f)(1 4)oxazepine, Cloxazepine, Dibenz(b f)(1 4)oxazepine 2 chloro 11 (4 methyl 1 piperazinyl), loxapine, Loxapine (product), Loxapine (substance), LOXAPINE PREPARATION, Oxilapine, Brand name/Loxapac (Loxapine), Brand name/Loxitane (Loxapine)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose 10 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 25 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 5 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose BID Medication
DRUG/Dose liquid/syrup/suspension form
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Intramuscular injection RX
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Synthetic Thorazine-like drug; class of neuroleptic drugs for anti-psychosis effect; oral and parenteral drug; causes sedation, tardive dyskinesia; basal ganglia effects; wide margin of safety

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