A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, consumption method, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body.
The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.
Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.
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Chemical Name: THIORIDAZINE (thye-oh-RID-a-zeen)
Thioridazine is used to treat schizophrenia and symptoms such as hallucinations, delusions, and hostility.
Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose. Use the medicine exactly as directed. Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light.
SIDE EFFECTS that may occur while taking this medication includes drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, dry mouth, upset stomach, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, restlessness, headache and weight gain.
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.