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Even though Prolixin is not addicting, the brain may need some time to adjust to Prolixin withdrawal. If you stop it too quickly, you may experience shakiness, vomiting, and digestive problems. In order to reduce the chances of Prolixin withdrawal symptoms, your healthcare provider may decide to wean you off the medication slowly to avoid severe symptoms.
An Introduction to Prolixin WithdrawalProlixin® (fluphenazine) is a prescription medication approved to treat psychotic disorders, such as schizophrenia. As with most medications for mental illnesses, stopping Prolixin is not recommended without your healthcare provider's approval. Although the drug is not addicting and is not likely to be abused, the brain may need some time to adjust to stopping it.
- Digestive problems, such as diarrhea or abdominal pain (stomach pain)
- Nausea and vomiting
- Hallucinations, delusions, or other psychotic symptoms.