Fluphenazine decanoate Side Effects
Brand Names: Prolixin, Prolixin Decanoate
Please note - some side effects for Fluphenazine decanoate may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
Side Effects of Fluphenazine decanoate - for the Consumer
Applies to: injection
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Fluphenazine decanoate:
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Fluphenazine decanoate:
Agitation; constipation; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; enlarged pupils; headache; jitteriness; loss of appetite; nausea; stuffy nose.
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest or throat; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; unusual hoarseness; wheezing); chest pain; confusion; decreased coordination; drooling; fainting; fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; mask-like face; muscle spasms of the face, neck, or back; muscle weakness; new or worsening mental or mood problems; numbness of an arm or leg; prolonged or painful erection; restlessness; seizures; severe or persistent constipation; severe or persistent dizziness, drowsiness, or headache; shuffling walk; sleeplessness; stiff or rigid muscles; sudden shortness of breath or vomiting; swelling of the hands, ankles, or feet; symptoms of infection (eg, fever, chills, persistent sore throat); symptoms of liver problems (eg, yellowing of the skin or eyes; dark urine; pale stools; severe or persistent nausea, stomach pain, or loss of appetite); tremors; trouble urinating; twisting or twitching movements; uncontrolled muscle movements (eg, twitching of the face or tongue; loss of balance; uncontrolled movements of arms or legs; trouble speaking, breathing, or swallowing); unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual eye movements or inability to move eyes; unusual or excessive sweating; unusual tiredness or weakness; unusually pale skin; vision changes (eg, blurred vision).
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.Top
- fluphenazine decanoate Monograph (AHFS DI)
- Fluphenazine Professional Patient Advice (Wolters Kluwer)
- Prolixin Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Prolixin Decanoate Prescribing Information (FDA)
- fluphenazine Concise Consumer Information (Cerner Multum)
- fluphenazine MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
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