ORAP Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • mood changes
  • behavioral problems
  • a type of movement disorder called parkinsonism
  • extrapyramidal disease, a type of movement disorder
  • neuroleptic malignant syndrome, a reaction characterized by fever, muscle rigidity and confusion
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • ventricular arrhythmias, a type of abnormal heart rhythm
  • a feeling of restlessness with inability to sit still

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • blurred vision
  • a change in vision
  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • low blood pressure
  • excessive saliva production
  • dry mouth
  • constipation
  • itching
  • drowsiness
  • inducing of a relaxed easy state
  • a skin rash
  • headache
  • generalized weakness

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • 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 i

  • abnormal sexual function
  • the inability to have an erection
  • enlarged breasts
  • breastmilk production not associated with childbirth or nursing
  • decreased appetite
  • weight loss
  • diarrhea
  • nervousness

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a type of blood disorder where the red blood cells burst called hemolytic anemia
  • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • clouding of the lens of the eye called cataracts
  • prolonged QT interval on EKG
  • painful and involuntary movement of the eyes called oculogyric crisis

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • depression
  • fluid accumulation around the eye
  • breast pain
  • dizziness
  • excessive sweating
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • an increased need to urinate often

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