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Adverse Effects of Phenothiazines

Did you know that…..

the Phenothiazines drugs may cause acute dystonia, with chorea and athetosis, muscular facial spasms, and torticollis ?

And alsodid you know that…..

Neuroleptics, especially “Haloperidol“, are excreted in breast milk ?

 

(Edited by María Moya Guirao, M.D.)

 

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Adverse Effects of Tricyclic Drugs

Did you know that…..

Tricyclic Drugs (drugs again depression) have some disagreeable anticholinergic effects ?

For example on the eyes, causing difficulty in focusing.

Did you know that…..

Imipramine, one Tricyclic drug, may cause some difficulty in micturition ?.

And Amitriptyline, an other Tricyclic, tends to make some patients feel drowsy and causes dryness of the mouths ?.

Nevertheless some of these side-effects usually recede with continued use and become quite easily tolerated.

 

(Edited by María Moya Guirao, M.D.)

 

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