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Side Effects of Molindone

Serious Side Effects of Molindone

Some side effects with molindone, while occurring infrequently, are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
 
 
 
  • Worsening of psychotic symptoms
 
 
    • Lightheadedness
    • Dizziness
    • Fainting
 
  • Rapid heart rate (tachycardia)
 
  • Unusual body movements
 
 
  • Feelings of internal restlessness or jitteriness
 
  • Changes in your menstrual cycle

 

  • Breast enlargement in men (known medically as gynecomastia)
 
  • Signs or symptoms of neuroleptic malignant syndrome, which can include:
 
    • A high fever
    • Stiff muscles
    • Confusion
    • Irregular pulse or blood pressure
    • An increased heart rate (tachycardia)
    • Sweating
    • Irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmias)
 
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, including:
 
    • Unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing.
 

Side Effects of Molindone: Final Thoughts

You may experience some or none of the side effects of molindone listed in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have side effects from a medicine that you have never tried. Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any side effects while taking the drug or if something "just does not seem right." While it may not be a side effect of molindone, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
 
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