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Generic Prolixin

Since all of the patents for brand-name Prolixin have expired, generic Prolixin is now available for all forms. In fact, Prolixin is only available in generic form because the brand-name version is no longer manufactured. Generic Prolixin tablets are available in four strengths; the generic elixir is available in one strength. Generic Prolixin injections available in short-acting and long-acting forms.

An Overview of Generic Prolixin

Prolixin® (fluphenazine) is a prescription medicine known as a "typical antipsychotic" that has been licensed to treat psychotic disorders, such as schizophrenia.
 
Prolixin was originally manufactured by Bristol-Myers Squibb. However, the patents for all Prolixin products have expired, and each is now available as a generic. In fact, brand-name Prolixin is no longer manufactured.
 

Strengths of Generic Prolixin

Generic Prolixin tablets are available in the following strengths:
 
  • Fluphenazine 1 mg
  • Fluphenazine 2.5 mg
  • Fluphenazine 5 mg
  • Fluphenazine 10 mg.
     
Generic liquid Prolixin is available in the following strengths:
 
  • Fluphenazine elixir -- 2.5 mg per 5 mL (2.5 mg per teaspoonful)
  • Fluphenazine oral solution concentrate -- 5 mg per mL (25 mg per teaspoonful).
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Injectable Prolixin is also available, in a short-acting form (fluphenazine hydrochloride) and a long-acting form (fluphenazine decanoate).
 

Who Makes Generic Prolixin?

Generic Prolixin is made by the following companies:
 
  • Bedford Laboratories
  • Apotex Corp.
  • Abraxis Pharmaceutical Products
  • Mylan Pharmaceuticals
  • Sandoz Pharmaceuticals
  • Par Pharmaceutical, Inc.
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