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Fluphenazine (Prolixin) is a typical antipsychotic drug. Fluphenazine is sometimes given via injection, usually once or twice per month.

Common Side Effects Common side effects include: dry-mouth, muscle-stiffness, muscle-cramping, tardive dyskinesia[?], tremors, and weight-gain. The risk of tardive dyskinesia is ~4%. These symptoms can be permanent, despite discontinuation of the medication.

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