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Some people who take iloperidone may develop a life-threatening condition called neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS), which can include symptoms such as a high fever, stiff muscles, and confusion. To help avoid this and other complications, it is important to discuss the precautions and warnings with iloperidone with your healthcare provider before starting treatment.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Iloperidone?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking iloperidone (Fanapt®) if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding
  • Drink alcohol.
You should also make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
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