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.
Dry mouth or salivation, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, constipation and fecal impaction.
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.
Low/high blood pressure and changes in pulse rate.
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.