Paliperidone ER Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a type of movement disorder called parkinsonism
  • extrapyramidal disease, a type of movement disorder
  • a feeling of restlessness with inability to sit still
  • a type of abnormal movement disorder called dyskinesia
  • fast heartbeat
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • throat irritation
  • excessive saliva production
  • dry mouth
  • indigestion
  • constipation
  • drowsiness
  • low energy
  • weight gain
  • headache
  • vomiting
  • reactions at the site of the injection
  • abnormal muscle movements
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • bundle branch block
  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • low blood pressure
  • high blood sugar
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • a high prolactin level
  • hyperactive behavior
  • a sore throat
  • a stuffy and runny nose
  • a problem with menstrual periods
  • backache
  • muscle pain
  • difficulty sleeping
  • increased hunger
  • a type of speech disorder called dysarthria
  • heart throbbing or pounding
  • cough
  • nausea
  • generalized weakness
  • intense abdominal pain
  • anxious feelings
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • diabetes
  • 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
  • tardive dyskinesia, a disorder characterized by involuntary movements of the face, mouth and tongue
  • neuroleptic malignant syndrome, a reaction characterized by fever, muscle rigidity and confusion
  • high blood pressure
  • atrioventricular block, a type of slow heart rhythm disorder
  • a type of slowed heart rhythm disorder called heart block
  • abnormal heart electrical signals
  • slow heartbeat
  • sinus tachycardia, a type of fast heart rate
  • prolonged QT interval on EKG
  • abnormal functioning of the sinus node of the heart
  • a transient ischemic attack, a type of stroke that lasts only a few minutes
  • a stroke
  • cerebral ischemia, a lack of blood supply to the brain
  • pneumonia due to accidental inhalation of vomit
  • blocked bowels with decreased peristaltic movement
  • blockage of the stomach or intestine
  • priapism, a prolonged erection of the penis
  • a condition with muscle tissue breakdown called rhabdomyolysis
  • muscle stiffness
  • seizures
  • fever
  • opisthotonus, an arching body spasm
  • swelling of the tongue
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • accidental falls
  • problems with food passing through the esophagus
  • a state of stupor and unresponsiveness called catatonia
  • a high alanine transaminase level
  • a high aspartate transaminase level
  • painful and involuntary movement of the eyes called oculogyric crisis
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • confusion
  • stuffy nose
  • urinary tract infection
  • absence of menstrual periods
  • joint pain
  • muscle spasm
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • a sleep disorder
  • numbness
  • nosebleed
  • gas
  • pain in the muscles or bones
  • retrograde ejaculation
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