Who should not take Latuda?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:

Conditions:

  • diabetes
  • a high prolactin level
  • excessive fat in the blood
  • overweight
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • manic-depression
  • suicidal thoughts
  • a type of movement disorder called parkinsonism
  • 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
  • a low seizure threshold
  • a transient ischemic attack
  • a type of stroke that lasts only a few minutes
  • a stroke
  • orthostatic hypotension
  • a form of low blood pressure
  • seizures
  • weight gain
  • difficulty swallowing
  • problems with food passing through the esophagus
  • increased cardiovascular event risk
  • dementia in an elderly person
  • chronic kidney disease stage 3B (moderate)
  • chronic kidney disease stage 4 (severe)
  • chronic kidney disease stage 5 (failure)
  • kidney disease with likely reduction in kidney function
  • Child-Pugh class B liver impairment
  • Child-Pugh class C liver impairment

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