What is the most important information I should know about thiothixene?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

If you have cardiovascular disease, epilepsy, an enlarged prostate, a blood disease, or glaucoma, thiothixene may not be a good option for you.

If you have had breast cancer, thiothixene may not be a good option for you.

Thiothixene may not be a good option for women who are pregnant, considering pregnancy, or may be pregnant. It is not known if it is safe for pregnant women. 

Older people who take antipsychotic drugs have a higher risk of death, especially from heart problems or infection. 

Thiothixene is not recommended for children under 12 years of age.

You should not take thiothixene if you are breastfeeding. 

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