thiothixene (generic name)

It is used to treat schizophrenia.
(thye oh THIX een)
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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:
  • abnormal production of milk in females
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • blurred vision
  • breast enlargement in both males and females
  • breathing problems
  • confusion, restlessness, agitation
  • difficulty in speaking or swallowing
  • difficulty passing urine, or sudden loss of bladder control
  • dizziness or lightheadedness, fainting spells
  • fast or irregular heartbeat
  • fever, chills, or sore throat
  • hot, dry skin
  • lack of sweating or increased sweating
  • loss of balance or difficulty walking
  • seizures
  • stiffness, spasms, trembling
  • uncontrollable tongue or chewing movements, smacking lips or puffing cheeks
  • uncontrollable muscle spasms, in the face hands, arms, or legs, twisting body movements
  • unusually weak or tired

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
  • constipation
  • menstrual changes
  • nausea, vomiting
  • weight gain

Where should I keep my medicine?

This drug is given in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home.

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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