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Iloperidone is a prescription medication licensed to treat schizophrenia. It works by blocking or lessening the effects of several chemicals in the brain. The product comes in tablet form and is usually taken twice a day. Although most people tolerate this drug well, there are possible side effects, such as fatigue, weight gain, and dizziness.

What Is Iloperidone?

Iloperidone (Fanapt®) is a prescription medication approved for the treatment of schizophrenia.
 
(Click What Is Iloperidone Used For? for more information on what the medication is used for, including possible off-label uses.)
 

Side Effects of Iloperidone

As with any medicine, iloperidone may cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are easily treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
 
Some of the most common side effects include, but are not limited to:
 
(Click Side Effects of Iloperidone to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 
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