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Pimozide Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. It may be several weeks before you see the full effects of this medicine. Do not stop taking this medicine suddenly. You may need to gradually reduce the dose. Only stop taking this medicine on advice of your doctor or health care professional.

You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells. Alcohol can increase dizziness and drowsiness. Avoid alcoholic drinks.

Do not drink grapefruit juice products while taking this medicine. This can increase the chance of developing serious heart problems.

This medicine can reduce the response of your body to heat or cold. Dress warm in cold weather and stay hydrated in hot weather. If possible, avoid extreme temperatures like saunas, hot tubs, very hot or cold showers, or activities that can cause dehydration such as vigorous exercise.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Difficulty with speaking

dizziness or fainting

fast or irregular heartbeat

lack of facial expression

loss of balance control

mood or behavior changes

restlessness or need to keep moving

shuffling walk

slowed movements

stiffness of the arms and legs

swelling or soreness of the breasts (less common in males)

trembling and shaking of the fingers and hands

unusual secretion of milk (rare in males)

Less common or rare

Difficulty with swallowing

inability to move the eyes

increased blinking or spasms of the eyelid

lip smacking or puckering

menstrual changes

muscle spasms, especially of the face, neck, or back

puffing of the cheeks

rapid or worm-like movements of the tongue

skin rash and itching

sore throat and fever

swelling of the face

uncontrolled chewing movements

uncontrolled movements of the neck, trunk, arms, or legs, including twisting movements

unusual bleeding or bruising

unusual facial expressions or body positions

yellow eyes or skin

Rare

Convulsions (seizures)

difficult or unusually fast breathing

fast heartbeat or irregular pulse

fever (high)

high or low (irregular) blood pressure

increased sweating

loss of bladder control

muscle stiffness (severe)

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

Coma

dizziness (severe)

muscle trembling, jerking, or stiffness (severe)

troubled breathing (severe)

uncontrolled movements (severe)

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Blurred vision or other vision problems

constipation

dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting when getting up from a lying or sitting position

drowsiness

dryness of the mouth

skin discoloration

Less common

Decreased sexual ability

diarrhea

headache

loss of appetite and weight

mental depression

nausea and vomiting

tiredness or weakness

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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