Drug Information for LOXITANE (Loxapine Succinate) Capsules Revised: March 2008 14750-1 Rx only (Watson Pharma, Inc.): DESCRIPTION

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  • LOXITANE, loxapine, a dibenzoxazepine compound, represents a subclass of tricyclic antipsychotic agents, chemically distinct from the thioxanthenes, butyrophenones, and phenothiazines. Chemically, it is 2-Chloro-11-(4-methyl-1-piperazinyl) dibenz[b,f][1,4]oxazepine. It is present as the succinate salt.

    Each capsule for oral administration, contains loxapine succinate 6.8, 13.6, 34.0 or 68.1 mg equivalent to 5, 10, 25 or 50 mg of loxapine base respectively. It also contains the following inactive ingredients: gelatin, silicon dioxide, NF, sodium lauryl sulfate, NF, anhydrous lactose, D & C Yellow 10, FD&C Blue 1, polacrilin potassium, magnesium stearate, talc, and titanium dioxide. Additionally, the 5 mg capsule contains D & C Red 33, the 10 mg capsule contains D & C Red 28 and D & C Red 33, and the 25 mg capsule contains FD & C Yellow 6.

  • Drug Information Provided by National Library of Medicine (NLM).
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