Loxapine: Fifteen years’ clinical expenence

J. Raymond DePaulo, Frank J. Ayd

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Abstract

The authors review the accumulated clinical experience with loxapine, with particular emphasis on the more recent literature. Indications, dosage, and pharmacokinetics are discussed for oral and parenteral preparations. Of particular interest is the use of the newer oral or intramuscular concentrate for rapid control of acute psychotic symptoms. Adverse effects and drug interactions appear to be comparable to those seen with other neuroleptics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)261-263
Number of pages3
JournalPsychosomatics
Volume23
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Applied Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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