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Side Effects of Perphenazine

Serious Side Effects of Perphenazine

Some side effects with perphenazine, while occurring infrequently, are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
 
  • An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
 
 
  • High blood sugar (hyperglycemia) or low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)
 
  • Breast enlargement or discharge (in men or women)
 
  • Changes in your menstrual cycle
 
  • Worsening of psychotic symptoms
 
  • Unusual body, facial, or tongue movements
 
 
  • Feelings of internal restlessness or jitteriness
 
 
  • Signs or symptoms of neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS), which can include:
 
    • A high fever
    • Stiff muscles
    • Confusion
    • An irregular pulse or blood pressure
    • An increased heart rate (tachycardia)
    • Sweating
    • Irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmias)
 
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, including:
 
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing.
 
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