pericyazine-oral

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GENERIC NAME: PERICYAZINE - ORAL (pair-eh-SY-uh-zeen)

Medication Uses | How To Use | Side Effects | Precautions | Drug Interactions | Overdose | Notes | Missed Dose | Storage

USES: Pericyazine is used to help control certain behavioral symptoms (e.g., hostility, impulsiveness, aggression) associated with mental disorders.

HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth usually twice daily in the morning and in the evening; or as directed by your doctor. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy. Use this medication exactly as prescribed. Do not increase your dose, take it more frequently, or use it for a longer period of time than prescribed because doing so may increase your risk of serious side effects. Also, if used for an extended period of time, do not suddenly stop using this drug without your doctor's approval.

SIDE EFFECTS: Drowsiness, dizziness/lightheadedness, dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, constipation, or diarrhea may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor promptly. Tell your doctor immediately if any of these serious side effects occur: uncontrolled muscle movements (especially of the face, jaw, neck, or mouth), other mental/mood changes (e.g., confusion, increased aggression), trouble sleeping. Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: vision changes, mouth sores, dark patches or sunburn-like effect of the skin, weight gain, menstrual changes, changes in your interest in sex (libido). Tell your doctor immediately if any of these highly unlikely but very serious side effects occur: irregular heartbeat, fever, sweating, severe drowsiness, muscle pain, seizures, change in amount of urine. An allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness, trouble breathing. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

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