What is Pimozide
Approved as Treatment by the FDAPimozide, otherwise called Orap, is approved by the FDA for 2 uses including Tics and Tourette's Disorder (TD) .
When to interrupt dosageThe measure of Pimozide is contingent upon the perceived affliction, including Tourette's Disorder (TD), Tics and Delusional Parasitosis. The amount of dosage is contingent upon the administration method delineated in the table beneath.
Pimozide Novel Uses: Which Conditions Have a Clinical Trial Featuring Pimozide?11 active studies are currently being conducted to examine the potential of Pimozide in providing relief for symptoms of Tics, Tourette's Disorder (TD) and Delusional Parasitosis.
Pimozide Reviews: What are patients saying about Pimozide?
Patient Q&A Section about pimozideThese questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.
What is pimozide used for?
"Pimozide is a drug that helps to control the vocal outbursts and uncontrolled, repeated movements of the body (tics) that may interfere with the patient's normal life. It will not completely cure the tics, but will help to reduce their number and severity."
Is pimozide first generation antipsychotic?
"Pimozide is a first generation antipsychotic drug which is used to treat positive symptoms including hallucinations and delusions. It is older than the second generation antipsychotic drugs."
Is pimozide used for schizophrenia?
"Pimozide was formulated in the late 1960s and is still used to treat people with schizophrenia or similar mental illnesses like delusional disorder. It's usually well-tolerated, but can cause movement disorders."