DITT depot

DITT depot - a drug for the treatment of psychiatric disorders.

 Formula DITT Depot

Pharmacological action DITT depot

DITT depot belongs to the group of neuroleptics, has a sedative effect, eliminates anxiety, hallucinations, irritability, delusions.

Particularly effective drug for prolonged schizophrenia and paranoid, catatonic or gebefrenicheskoy form of the disease.

The active ingredient of the drug - fluphenazine.

Product form

The oil solution.

Analogs DITT depot - preparations prolinate fluphenazine and containing the same active substance.


The drug is prescribed for these mental disorders: aggression, fear, paranoia, hallucinations, schizophrenia, psychosis, nervous tension, neurosis, accompanied by fear, depressive-hypochondriac syndrome.

Good reviews of DITT depot is used to relieve agitation in dementia patients, the treatment of emotional disorders in the elderly.

Instructions DITT depot: how to use

At the beginning of treatment prescribed 12, 5-25 mg DITT depot. The appointment is reviewed every 1-3 weeks: the drug is administered in the same volume or increasing the dose.

For maintenance treatment of patients administered the drug subcutaneously or intramuscularly: every 1-4 weeks with 50 mg.

The maximum permissible dose for adults - 100 mg.

The instructions DITT depot stated that it can be used in pediatrics. Children 5-12 years appoint 3, 125-12, 5 mg funds. Re-drug is administered every 1-3 weeks. Children 12 years and older can be administered every week 6, 25-18, 75 mg. Increase the dosage to 12, 5-25 mg once every 1-3 weeks.

In some cases, the solution taken orally administered. To begin, the patient is given 2, 5-10 mg per day.

To carry out the maintenance treatment prescribed 1-5 mg solution DITT depot. Take specified dosage can be once a day, it can also be divided into multiple doses.

Debilitated patients require dose adjustment. Early treatment administered 1-2 5 mg, watching a response of the patient and gradually increase the dosage if necessary.

The maximum daily dose of oral solution for adults is 20 mg. Children may appoint not more than 0, 25-0, 75 mg, and the drug is recommended to give in 1-4 reception.

There are positive reviews of DITT depot is used to treat patients who have in the past seen seizures. For greater efficiency and prevention of side effects of the drug is prescribed in conjunction with epilepsy medications.  DITT Depot

side effects

During treatment, the patient DITT Depot may experience poor coordination of movements, hyperthermia, dizziness, vegetative lability.

In addition, means can cause urinary retention, increased intraocular pressure, lethargy, tachycardia, reduced pressure, photosensitivity, allergy, dysmenorrhea, seborrhea, galaktoreyu, psychomotor retardation, leukopenia, agranulocytosis, anemia, eosinophilia, pancytopenia.

If after taking the drug in the patient significantly reduced pressure, it is necessary to introduce intravenous norepinephrine.

Contraindications DITT depot

DITT station and depot DITT analogues are contraindicated under reduced pressure, decompensated chronic heart failure, severe oppression of the nervous system, brain trauma, systemic progressive disease of the spinal cord or brain. The drug should not be taken lactating and pregnant women.

Under particular scrutiny are taking medicines to patients suffering from alcoholism, impaired hematopoiesis, cancer of the breast, as well as those who have found closure glaucoma, peptic ulcer gastrointestinal tract, kidney or liver failure, prostatic hyperplasia, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, Reye's syndrome, cachexia, any chronic diseases associated with impaired respiration.

In appointing the drug into account that reduces the effectiveness of fluphenazine ephedrine, L-dopa, guanethidine, clonidine, amphetamine.