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Early side effects include:
- halpoperidol: sedation +; extrapyrimidal +++; anticholinergic +
- thioridazine: sedation ++; extrapyrimidal +; anticholinergic +++
- chlorpromazine: sedation +++; extrapyrimidal ++; antichoinergic++
- trifluperazine: sedation +; extrapyrimidal +++; anticholinergic +
low = +; medium = ++; high = +++
Long-term possible side effects include weight gain, tardive dyskinesia, impotence, cardiotoxicity (e.g. prolonged QT interval and ventricular arrhythmias associated with thioridazine) and galactorrhoea.
Last reviewed 01/2018