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Side Effects of Perphenazine

Drowsiness, loss of appetite, and blurred vision are among the common side effects of perphenazine. Most people tolerate the medication well. Should side effects occur, they are usually minor and easily treated. However, you should seek prompt medical attention if the perphenazine side effects become more serious, such as an irregular heart rhythm, unusual body movements, or if the psychotic symptoms are becoming worse.

An Introduction to Side Effects of Perphenazine

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with perphenazine (Trilafon®). 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.
 
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with perphenazine. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list of perphenazine side effects with you.)
 

Common Side Effects of Perphenazine

Perphenazine has been studied thoroughly in clinical trials. In these studies, the side effects that occur in a group of people taking the drug are documented and compared to the side effects that occur in another group of people not taking the medicine. As a result, it is possible to see what side effects occur, how often they appear, and how they compare to the group not taking the medicine.
 
In these studies, common perphenazine side effects included:
 
There have been reports that perphenazine may cause false-positive pregnancy tests (a positive pregnancy test in an individual who is not pregnant).
 
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