chlorpromazine (generic name)

It is used to treat certain mental and behavioral disorders
(klor PROE ma zeen)
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What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • breast enlargement in men or women
  • breast milk in women who are not breast-feeding
  • breathing problems
  • changes in vision
  • chest pain
  • confusion, drooling, restlessness
  • dark urine
  • fast, irregular heartbeat
  • feeling faint or lightheaded, falls
  • fever, chills, sore throat
  • seizures
  • stomach area pain
  • uncontrollable movements of the eyes, mouth, head, arms, legs
  • unusual bleeding, bruising
  • unusually weak ot tired
  • yellowing of skin or eyes

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • change in sex drive or performance
  • headache
  • trouble passing urine
  • trouble sleeping

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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Last Updated: May 07, 2013
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