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ziprasidone mesylate intramuscular

Does ziprasidone mesylate intramuscular have side effects?

The following side effects are associated with ziprasidone mesylate intramuscular:

Common side effects of ziprasidone mesylate intramuscular:

DrowsinessLess Severe
DizzyLess Severe
Weight GainLess Severe
Head PainLess Severe
Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
Signs and Symptoms at Injection SiteLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of ziprasidone mesylate intramuscular:

Feeling RestlessSevere
Extrapyramidal ReactionSevere
High Blood PressureSevere
Slow HeartbeatSevere
Blood Pressure Drop Upon StandingSevere
Blood coming from AnusSevere
Presence of Boils On the SkinSevere
A Feeling of Restlessness with Inability to Sit StillSevere
Low Body TemperatureSevere
Problems with Food Passing Through the EsophagusSevere
Disorder involving Personality ChangesSevere
Feeling Anger Toward SomethingLess Severe
Problems with EyesightLess Severe
Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or SinusLess Severe
IndigestionLess Severe
Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
Painful PeriodsLess Severe
Absence of Menstrual PeriodsLess Severe
Muscle PainLess Severe
DeliriumLess Severe
Loss of MemoryLess Severe
Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
Excessive SweatingLess Severe
Involuntary QuiveringLess Severe
TwitchingLess Severe
UncoordinatedLess Severe
Decreased Tone or Tension in a Part of the BodyLess Severe
NumbnessLess Severe
Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
Inability to Arrange Words in an Understandable WayLess Severe
Fast HeartbeatLess Severe
Trouble BreathingLess Severe
Throwing UpLess Severe
DiarrheaLess Severe
Stomach CrampsLess Severe
Numbness and TinglingLess Severe
Pain in the Area of the AbdomenLess Severe
Feeling WeakLess Severe
ConfusedLess Severe

Rare side effects of ziprasidone mesylate intramuscular:

Abnormal Movements of Face Muscles and TongueSevere
Neuroleptic Malignant SyndromeSevere
Very Rapid Heartbeat - Torsades de PointesSevere
Prolonged Q-T Interval on EKGSevere
Widening of Blood VesselsSevere
Continued Painful ErectionSevere
Abnormal Increase in Muscle ToneSevere
Feeling FaintSevere
Puffy Face from Water RetentionSevere
Swollen TongueSevere
High Blood SugarSevere
Giant HivesSevere
Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood CellSevere
Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
Mental Disorder with Loss of Normal Personality & RealitySevere
Muscle Problems that cause Abnormal MovementLess Severe
Inflammation of the NoseLess Severe
Any Disease of the TeethLess Severe
Dry MouthLess Severe
Discharge of Milk in Men or Women when Not BreastfeedingLess Severe
HivesLess Severe
BackacheLess Severe
Flu-Like SymptomsLess Severe
Problems with Bladder ControlLess Severe
Increased Levels of Prolactin in the BloodLess Severe

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