GENERIC NAME: PERICYAZINE - ORAL (pair-eh-SY-uh-zeen)
USES: Pericyazine is used to help control certain behavioral symptoms (e.g., hostility, impulsiveness, aggression) associated with mental disorders.
HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth usually twice daily in the morning and in the evening; or as directed by your doctor. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy. Use this medication exactly as prescribed. Do not increase your dose, take it more frequently, or use it for a longer period of time than prescribed because doing so may increase your risk of serious side effects. Also, if used for an extended period of time, do not suddenly stop using this drug without your doctor's approval.
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