HALOPERIDOL LACTATE Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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

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      INFREQUENT side effects

      If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

      • tardive dyskinesia, a disorder characterized by involuntary movements of the face, mouth and tongue
      • hallucinations
      • a skin rash
      • decreased thirst
      • fast heartbeat

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

      • a change in vision
      • dry mouth
      • constipation
      • the inability to have an erection
      • increased sensitivity of the skin to the sun
      • drowsiness
      • nausea
      • vomiting

      RARE side effects

      If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

      • low amount of sodium in the blood
      • 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
      • extrapyramidal disease, a type of movement disorder
      • neuroleptic malignant syndrome, a reaction characterized by fever, muscle rigidity and confusion
      • a disorder of the retina of the eye
      • clouding of the lens of the eye called cataracts
      • high blood pressure
      • torsades de pointes, a type of abnormal heart rhythm
      • prolonged QT interval on EKG
      • ventricular arrhythmias, a type of abnormal heart rhythm
      • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
      • a spasm of the larynx
      • bronchospasm
      • priapism, a prolonged erection of the penis
      • seizures
      • a feeling of restlessness with inability to sit still
      • heat stroke
      • accidental falls
      • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice

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

      • confusion
      • agitation
      • an extreme sense of wellbeing called euphoria
      • depression
      • low blood pressure
      • indigestion
      • enlarged breasts
      • breastmilk production not associated with childbirth or nursing
      • breast pain
      • irregular periods
      • hair loss
      • a skin rash resembling acne
      • sensation of spinning or whirling
      • difficulty sleeping
      • fever
      • excessive sweating
      • decreased appetite
      • headache
      • diarrhea
      • an inability to completely empty the bladder
      • nervousness
      • low energy and weakness
      • a type of bumpy skin rash called a maculopapular rash
      • abnormal muscle movements

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