GENERIC NAME: PHENOTHIAZINES - ORAL
HOW TO USE: Take with food or milk if stomach upset occurs unless directed otherwise by your doctor. Your dosage is based on your condition and response to the medication. Take this medication exactly as prescribed. Do not increase your dose or stop taking this drug without first consulting your doctor. In the treatment of mental or emotional conditions, it may take up to two weeks for full benefit to be noticed.
SIDE EFFECTS: Constipation, drowsiness, vision changes or dry mouth may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor. This medication may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To minimize these effects, get up slowly when rising from a seated or lying position. Unlikely to occur but report promptly: restlessness, muscle stiffness, weakness, difficulty speaking, loss of balance, mask- like facial expression, trembling or shaking, dizziness, lip smacking or other uncontrollable movements, difficulty urinating, skin rash/discoloration. Very unlikely to occur but report promptly: sore throat, unusual bleeding/bruising, stomach pain, yellowing of eyes/skin, dark urine, hot dry skin, vomiting. Though very unlikely to occur, notify your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following effects: severe muscle stiffness, confusion, fever, seizures, irregular/fast heartbeat, increased sweating, prolonged/painful erection. In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to this drug, seek immediate medical attention. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, trouble breathing. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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