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Unformatted text preview: when used to treat alcoholism. It does not have side effects that affect liver function. It relieves similar symptoms when used to treat persons with psychoneurotic disorders. Mesoridazine can be taken by mouth or given by intramuscular injection. It is supplied as 25 mg/mL in injection form, and in 10-, 25-, 50-, and 100-mg tablets. Recommended dosage The usual dosage used for treating schizophrenia is 50400 mg per day and is usually administered three times per day. It is begun at a low level and slowly increased until an adequate therapeutic effect is achieved. For persons with organic brain syndrome, an optimum dosage is 75300 mg per day, administered in three equal amounts. The optimum dosage for persons being treated for alcoholism is 50300 mg per day, administered in three doses. The usual dosage range for persons with psychoneuroses is 30150 mg per day, administered in three equal amounts....
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2012 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.
- Fall '09