User Reviews for Stelazine
Stelazine has an average rating of 8.0 out of 10 from a total of 6 reviews on Drugs.com. 83% of reviewers reported a positive experience, while 17% reported a negative experience.
|Anxiety||3 reviews||54 medications|
|Schizophrenia||3 reviews||50 medications|
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For Anxiety "I take 1mg/daily. So far it is very effective, I tend to be able to be more relaxed and can sleep with clear and peaceful thoughts where I used to be laying in bed 20 minutes thinking too much. But seems not to do much for my social anxiety. Overall, pretty effective."
For Anxiety "Taken alongside Lithium, Quetiapine for bipolar one. This medication is old but very effective against anxiety associated with bipolar disorder. No side effects apart from feeling a little drowsy at times."
For Schizophrenia "My wife used this, initially higher dose and then 1 mg for life, works wonderful till she stop using it and she relapsed. Now she is on another medication, very popular but not for everyone. Will ask Dr. to consider putting her back to stelazine. Yes I do not know why stelazine is not popular now, with a low dose the side effect is almost negligible and the person can resume almost normal life as compared to the side effect of the newer and popular drug."
For Anxiety "I was on this medecine for at least 10 years- from age 21 after a psychotic type illness in mental hospital with depression and anxiety but no active symptoms of schizophrenia. the dose of around 5- 10 mgs nightly it had very adverse effects on me, such as memory loss--- of events, conversations , visual memories of places recently visited, extreme fatigue after sexual activity/erectile disfunction and great difficulty in concentration for reading, following tv programmes etc Was switched to Modecate depot injections from 1980- 1998 with similar severe adverse side-effects---.with atypical new medecines added on 2nd admission;namely Amisulpride-- dropped 25 mgs of Modecate injections on own volition, totally cured now on 50 mgs amisulpride"
For Schizophrenia "This medication saved my life. I had allergic reactions to some medications and was afraid that I would never find something to help me."
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For Schizophrenia "Out of all the medications my son uses, this is very helpful. To my surprise this medication is discontinued in the USA and overseas. This is a very old medication and works wonderful to help my son carry out a normal life for himself. Please let us all vote and have this medication back in the pharmacy. Thank you. "