Part of a class of drugs known as "typical antipsychotics," Mellaril® (thioridazine) is a prescription medicine that has been licensed to treat schizophrenia.
Mellaril was originally manufactured by Novartis Pharmaceuticals. However, the patents for all Mellaril products have expired, and each Mellaril product is available as a generic. In fact, brand-name Mellaril is no longer being made.
Generic Mellaril tablets are available in the following strengths:
- Thioridazine 10 mg
- Thioridazine 25 mg
- Thioridazine 50 mg
- Thioridazine 100 mg.
Generic Mellaril is made by the following companies:
- Mutual Pharmaceutical Company
- Mylan Pharmaceuticals.