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Side effect(s) of Trifluperidol

Read the side effects of Trifluperidol as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Most important: Extrapyramidal effects (EPS) like acute dystonia (severe spasms affecting neck and eyes), Parkinsonian symptoms, akathisia (physical and psychological restlessness) and tardive dyskinesia (involuntary movements of the tongue and mouth)



Eye: Blurred vision



Gastrointestinal: Constipation



Heart: Prolonged QT interval, hypotension



Others: Dry mouth, weight gain, muscle stiffness and cramping, Neuroleptic malignant syndrome

Other Precautions : Caution should be used when giving the drug to Alzheimer’s patients.

Drug Name : Trifluperidol

Trifluperidol generic Trifluperidol is prescribed for the treatment of psychoses including mania and schizophrenia. It is mostly used in positive symptoms of schizophrenia. Trifluperidol is a typical antipsychotic that belongs to the butyrophenone chemical class. It was discovered at Janssen Pharmaceutica in 1959.
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Trade Names for Trifluperidol

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