Flupentixol/melitracen

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Flupentixol/melitracen
Combination of
Flupentixol Typical antipsychotic
Melitracen Tricyclic antidepressant
Clinical data
Legal status Prescription only
Routes Oral
Identifiers
ATC code N06CA02
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Flupentixol/melitracen (trade name Deanxit, Placida, Franxit, Anxidreg) is a combination of two psychoactive agents which has antidepressant properties. It is designed for short term usage only. It is produced by Lundbeck.[1]

It's banned in India, Denmark, US, the UK, Ireland, Canada, Japan, and Australia.[2]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Sweetman, Sean C., ed. (2009). "Preparations". Martindale: The complete drug reference (36th ed.). London: Pharmaceutical Press. p. 2607. ISBN 978-0-85369-840-1. 
  2. ^ Bhaumik S. India's health ministry bans pioglitazone, metamizole, and flupentixol-melitracen. BMJ. 2013;347(jul05 2):f4366. doi:10.1136/bmj.f4366