Pimozide Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Feeling Of Restlessness With Inability To Sit Still
  • A Type Of Movement Disorder Called Parkinsonism
  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Behavioral Problems
  • Extrapyramidal Disease, A Type Of Movement Disorder
  • Mood Changes
  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, A Reaction Characterized By Fever, Muscle Rigidity And Confusion
  • Ventricular Arrhythmias, A Type Of Abnormal Heart Rhythm

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Change In Vision
  • A Skin Rash
  • Blurred Vision
  • Constipation
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Excessive Saliva Production
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Head Pain
  • Inducing Of A Relaxed Easy State
  • Itching
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Orthostatic Hypotension, A Form Of Low Blood Pressure

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Hyperactive Behavior
  • Tardive Dyskinesia, A Disorder Characterized By Involuntary Movements Of The Face, Mouth And Tongue

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Sexual Function
  • Breastmilk Production Not Associated With Childbirth Or Nursing
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Enlarged Breasts
  • Nervousness
  • The Inability To Have An Erection
  • Weight Loss

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Type Of Blood Disorder Where The Red Blood Cells Burst
  • Clouding Of The Lens Of The Eye Called Cataracts
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Prolonged QT Interval On EKG
  • Very Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • An Increased Need To Urinate Often
  • Breast Pain
  • Depression
  • Dizziness
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Fluid Accumulation Around The Eye
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

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