Ziprasidone Hcl Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Feeling Of Restlessness With Inability To Sit Still
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Excessive Saliva Production
  • Extrapyramidal Disease, A Type Of Movement Disorder
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Weight Gain

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Chest Pain
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Low Amount Of Potassium In The Blood

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Change In Vision
  • A Common Cold
  • A Stuffy And Runny Nose
  • An Abnormal Increase In Muscle Tone
  • Cough
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Dry Mouth
  • Excessive Fat In The Blood
  • Indigestion
  • Itching
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Orthostatic Hypotension, A Form Of Low Blood Pressure
  • Vomiting

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Blockage Of The Bile Duct That Resulting In High Bilirubin Levels
  • A Blockage Of The Intestines With Stool
  • A Clot In The Lung
  • A Condition With Low Thyroid Hormone Levels
  • A Disease With Shrinking And Weaker Muscles Called Myopathy
  • A High Prolactin Level
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Spasm Of The Larynx
  • A Stroke
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Type Of Significant Allergic Skin Reaction Called DRESS Syndrome
  • A Yellowing Of The Eyes Or Skin From Buildup Of Bilirubin Called Jaundice
  • Accidental Falls
  • An Abnormal But Slight Slowing Of The Heart Called First Degree Atrioventricular Block
  • Anemia
  • Angina, A Type Of Chest Pain
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrioventricular Block, A Type Of Slow Heart Rhythm Disorder
  • Bleeding In The Eye
  • Blood Coming From Anus
  • Bloody Vomit
  • Bundle Branch Block
  • Clouding Of The Lens Of The Eye Called Cataracts
  • Coughing Up Of Blood
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Diabetes
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Enlarged Fatty Liver
  • Fainting
  • Feelings Of Hostility
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Increase In The Number Of Platelets In The Blood
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Inflammation In The Lungs Due To An Allergic Reaction
  • Inflammation Of The Covering Of A Tendon
  • Inflammation Of The Covering Of The Heart Or Pericardium
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Inflammation Of The Middle Tissue Heart Muscle
  • Irregular Involuntary Spasms Of Limbs Or Facial Muscles
  • Kidney Inflammation
  • Low Amount Of Magnesium In The Blood
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Manic Behavior
  • Myoclonus, Quick And Involuntary Muscle Jerks
  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, A Reaction Characterized By Fever, Muscle Rigidity And Confusion
  • Overactive Thyroid Gland
  • Priapism, A Prolonged Erection Of The Penis
  • Problems With Food Passing Through The Esophagus
  • Prolonged QT Interval On EKG
  • Puffy Face From Water Retention
  • Seizures
  • Serotonin Syndrome, A Type Of Disorder With High Serotonin Levels
  • Skin Rash With Sloughing
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Slow Heartbeat
  • Swelling Of The Tongue
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Tardive Dyskinesia, A Disorder Characterized By Involuntary Movements Of The Face, Mouth And Tongue
  • Thyroid Gland Inflammation
  • Torsades De Pointes, A Type Of Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Very Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Type Of Bumpy Skin Rash Called A Maculopapular Rash
  • A Type Of Speech Disorder Called Dysarthria
  • Abnormal Muscle Movements
  • Absence Of Menstrual Periods
  • Agitation
  • An Inability To Completely Empty The Bladder
  • Black Tarry Stools
  • Bleeding Gums
  • Bleeding Not Related To Menstrual Period
  • Breastmilk Production Not Associated With Childbirth Or Nursing
  • Bruising Under The Skin
  • Chills
  • Combined Inflammation Of Cornea And Conjunctiva Of Eye
  • Confusion
  • Delirium
  • Depression
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Double Vision
  • Dry Eye
  • Dysphasia, The Inability To Arrange Words In An Understandable Way
  • Enlarged Breasts
  • Fever
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hives
  • Increased Sensitivity Of The Skin To The Sun
  • Inflammation Of A Vein
  • Inflammation Of The Eyelid
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Involuntary Leakage Of Urine
  • Joint Pain
  • Lockjaw
  • Loss Of Muscle Coordination
  • Low Body Temperature
  • Lymphedema, Or Swelling Due To Blockage Of Lymph Nodes
  • Nystagmus, A Condition With Involuntary Eye Movements
  • Pain In The Upper Abdomen Or Back And Sides
  • Reduced Sensation In The Mouth
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • The Inability To Have An Erection
  • Thrombophlebitis, An Inflamed Vein Due To A Blood Clot
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Urination During The Night
  • Visual Sensitivity To Light
  • White Patches On The Tongue Or Inside The Mouth

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