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 ProlixinProlixin® (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.
- 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).
Injectable Prolixin is also available, in a short-acting form (fluphenazine hydrochloride) and a long-acting form (fluphenazine decanoate).
- Bedford Laboratories
- Apotex Corp.
- Abraxis Pharmaceutical Products
- Mylan Pharmaceuticals
- Sandoz Pharmaceuticals
- Par Pharmaceutical, Inc.