Thiothixene Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Psychosis

Oral: Initial dose (mild conditions): 2 to 3 mg orally 3 times a day.
Maintenance dose: May increase up to 15 mg/day.
Initial dose (severe conditions): 5 mg orally twice a day.
Maintenance dose: 20 to 30 mg/day.
Maximum dose: 60 mg/day.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Psychosis

12 years of age or older:
Initial dose (mild conditions): 2 to 3 mg orally 3 times a day.
Maintenance dose: May increase up to 15 mg/day.
Initial dose (severe conditions): 5 mg orally twice a day.
Maintenance dose: 20 to 30 mg/day.
Maximum dose: 60 mg/day.

Less than 12 years:
Dose not well established (use not recommended): 0.25 mg/kg/day in divided doses

Renal Dose Adjustments

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Liver Dose Adjustments

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Dialysis

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