Chlorpromazine HCL 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
  • Abnormal Movements Of Face Muscles And Tongue
  • Abnormally Low Blood Pressure
  • Blurred Vision
  • Extrapyramidal Reaction
  • Feeling Faint
  • Pigmentary Retinopathy

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Blood Pressure Drop Upon Standing
  • Constipation
  • Decreased Sweating
  • Dizzy
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Increased Production Of Saliva
  • Stuffy Nose

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Difficult Or Painful Urination
  • Sun-Sensitive Skin

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Breast Fullness Due To Milk Production
  • Breast Tenderness
  • Discharge Of Milk In Men Or Women When Not Breastfeeding
  • Irregular Periods
  • Sexual Problems
  • Weight Gain

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Continued Painful Erection
  • Dark Pigmentation Of Tissues Or Organs
  • Decreased Neutrophils A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Decreased White Blood Cells
  • Deficiency Of Granulocytes A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Low Body Temperature
  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
  • Problems With Eyesight
  • Prolonged QT Interval On EKG
  • Seizures
  • Sunstroke
  • Very Rapid Heartbeat - Torsades De Pointes
  • Yellowing Of Skin Or Eyes From Bile Flow Problems

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Fever
  • Sensitive To Light

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