Thiothixene 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
  • tardive dyskinesia, a disorder characterized by involuntary movements of the face, mouth and tongue
  • extrapyramidal disease, a type of movement disorder
  • a feeling of restlessness with inability to sit still
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • stuffy nose
  • dry mouth
  • constipation
  • increased sensitivity of the skin to the sun
  • decreased sweating
  • drowsiness
  • weight gain
  • increased hunger
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a disorder of the retina of the eye
  • blurred vision
  • deposits on the eye
  • low blood pressure
  • inflammation of the skin due to an allergy
  • skin discoloration
  • a skin rash
  • difficult or painful urination
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • abnormal sexual function
  • breastmilk production not associated with childbirth or nursing
  • breast fullness due to milk production
  • irregular periods
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • a blood disorder
  • neuroleptic malignant syndrome, a reaction characterized by fever, muscle rigidity and confusion
  • prolonged QT interval on EKG
  • blood clot formation in vein
  • a blockage of the bile duct that resulting in high bilirubin levels
  • priapism, a prolonged erection of the penis
  • seizures
  • heat stroke
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • a high prolactin level
  • abnormal muscle movements
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