Side effect(s) of Perphenazine

Read the side effects of Perphenazine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Central Nervous System - Tardive dyskinesia with symptoms like involuntary movements; neuroleptic malignant syndrome with the following symptoms: fever, stiff muscles, confusion, abnormal thinking, fast or irregular heartbeat, and sweating; drowsiness, tiredness, excitement, restlessness, hyperactivity, confusion, abnormal dreams and sleeplessness.

Gastrointestinal - Dry mouth or salivation, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, constipation and fecal impaction.

Genitourinary - Urinary retention, frequency or incontinence, bladder paralysis, spontaneous secretion of milk, moderate breast enlargement in females and breast enlargement in males on large doses and irregular periods.

Eye and ENT - Constriction/dilatation of pupil, blurred vision and increased eye pressure.

Heart - Low/high blood pressure and changes in pulse rate.

Allergic Reactions - Hives, redness, skin inflammation, itching, sensitivity to light, asthma, shock and fever.

Other Precautions : * Monitor liver, kidney functions and complete blood cell counts regularly while taking this medication.
* It should not be used in children less than 12 years old.
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