Who should not take Loxapine?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:

Conditions:

  • breast cancer
  • a high prolactin level
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • alcoholism
  • a type of movement disorder called parkinsonism
  • tardive dyskinesia
  • a disorder characterized by involuntary movements of the face
  • mouth and tongue
  • extrapyramidal disease
  • a type of movement disorder
  • neuroleptic malignant syndrome
  • a reaction characterized by fever
  • muscle rigidity and confusion
  • pigmentary retinopathy
  • glaucoma
  • an increased pressure in the eye
  • serious problems with heart and blood vessels
  • coma
  • seizures
  • an inability to completely empty the bladder
  • impairment of central nervous system due to medication
  • dementia in an elderly person

Allergies:

  • Amoxapine Analogues (Dibenzoxazepines)

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