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F Thixol 0.5mg Tablet

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F Thixol 0.5 MG Description

F Thixol 0.5 mg Tablet is a prescription medicine indicated for patients with Schizophrenia and Depression. Schizophrenia is a mental illness characterised by hallucinations and delusions wherein

a person cannot differentiate between reality and imaginary thoughts. Depression refers to a persistent feeling of sadness, loss of interest and hopelessness that affects everyday life. F Thixol tablet has Flupentixol dihydrochloride as the primary ingredient. It is a type of antipsychotic that acts by blocking specific brain signals that further relieve the symptoms. Fatigue, headache, insomnia, increase in appetite, weight gain, dry mouth etc., are various side effects of F Thixol 0.5 mg Tablet. F Thixol tablet can only be taken with a doctor’s recommendation. Please adhere to the prescribed dose and duration. Always report complete medical history to the doctor to avoid further complications. F Thixol is known to initiate suicidal thoughts in some patients. Report to the doctor immediately if you notice a change in thoughts.


Product Summary

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ContainsFlupentixol / Flupenthixol(0.5 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, Depression
Side effectsFatigue, Headache, Insomnia, Increase in appetite, Weight gain, Dry mouth, Constipation, Tremors
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Uses of F Thixol 0.5 MG

  • F Thixol is used to manage-
  • Schizophrenia
  • Depression

Contraindications of F Thixol 0.5 MG

  • F Thixol is contraindicated if-
  • You are allergic or hypersensitive to Flupentixol
  • You have a history of severe depression or mania

Side effects of F Thixol 0.5 MG

  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Insomnia
  • Increase in Appetite
  • Weight Gain
  • Dry Mouth
  • Constipation
  • Tremors

Precautions and Warnings of F Thixol 0.5 MG



Can I take F Thixol tablets during pregnancy?
F Thixol tablet is not recommended in pregnancy. A child born to a mother taking F Thixol tablets has exhibited withdrawal symptoms like agitation, tremor, feeding and respiratory disorders. Please inform the doctor if you are pregnant or planning pregnancy. Your doctor will advise the best for you.

Breast Feeding

Can I take the F Thixol tablet while breastfeeding?
F Thixol tablet contains Flupentixol, which is excreted in human milk. Hence, breastfeeding while taking an F Thixol tablet is not recommended. Please inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding to avoid further complications.


Can I drive if I have taken the F Thixol tablet?
Please notice how the medicine affects you for a few days to understand if you can drive after taking the tablet. Please do not drive if you have blurred vision. Drive only if you can concentrate to ensure safety.


Can I consume alcohol with the F Thixol tablet?
Alcohol consumption can increase the feeling of drowsiness and dizziness. For this reason, alcohol consumption should be avoided while taking the F Thixol tablet.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a medical history of kidney, liver, lung, or mental disorders.
  • You or any family member has a history of depression, suicidal thoughts.
  • You have a blood disorder.
  • You have withdrawal symptoms like headache, muscle pain, restlessness, anxiety, sweating, diarrhoea, confusion etc. Do not discontinue the medicine without consulting the doctor.
  • You want to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery after taking the F Thixol tablets.
  • You notice any changes in vision like blurred vision

Mode of Action of F Thixol 0.5 MG

How Does It Work?

F Thixol tablet has Flupentixol as the main ingredient. Flupentixol is a type of antipsychotic and works by blocking certain signals in the brain. It further alters the thoughts and instils the feelin...
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Directions for Use of F Thixol 0.5 MG

  • F Thixol tablets should only be taken with a doctor’s recommendation. It is generally prescribed for a longer duration.
  • F Thixol tablet should be consumed orally with water.
  • The tablets should not be distorted in any way by either crushing or breaking them for use.
  • F Thixol tablets can be taken with or without food.
  • Please follow a proper routine, and the timings of having the tablets should be consistent.
  • Do not stop or alter the dose of F Thixol tablets without consulting the doctor. It can worsen the present situation and cause withdrawal symptoms.

Interactions of F Thixol 0.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Alprazolam (anti-anxiety) can increase the sedative action of Alprazolam.
  • Amantadine (a medicine used in Parkinson's disease) can decrease the efficacy of Amantadine if used in combination.
  • Diclofenac (painkiller) can increase the risk of high blood pressure.
  • Fluconazole (antifungal) can increase the risk of heart rhythm disorder.
  • Nimesulide (medicine for fever) can lower blood pressure.
  • Promethazine(anti-allergy) can increase the depressive action on the nervous system.

Storage and disposal of F Thixol 0.5 MG

F Thixol tablets should be stored away from direct heat and light sources. The tablets should be stored at room temperature and do not need refrigeration. Please keep the tablets away from the reach o...
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Dosage of F Thixol 0.5 MG


Overdose of F Thixol tablets can lead to symptoms like hypotension, shock, sedation, coma, irregular heart rhythm etc. Please take the affected individual to the hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

Take the next F Thixol tablet as soon as you remember the missed dose. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and stick to the usual schedule. Do not double the dose; it...
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Content Details


Dr. Suneet Monga

BDS, MDS (Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry) MMCDSR


Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is there any diet I need to follow while taking the F Thixol tablet?

A: No specific diet changes are required along with F Thixol tablets. Maintain a healthy lifestyle with the help of a balanced diet and include some sort of physical activity in your routine.

Q: My blood sugar has increased after taking the F Thixol tablet. What should I do?

A: Increase in blood sugar is one of the common side effects of F Thixol tablets. Please inform your doctor in such cases for the best advice.

Q: I feel better after taking the F Thixol tablets. Can I stop taking medicine now?

A: Please do not discontinue the F Thixol tablet on your own without consulting the doctor. It can worsen the present situation. Kindly seek your doctor’s approval for making any changes in the dose.
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