Safety Information and possible side effects of NUPLAZID
Who should not take NUPLAZID?
Do not take NUPLAZID® (pimavanserin) if you have had an allergic reaction to any of the ingredients in NUPLAZID. Allergic reactions have included:
- Swelling of the tongue, mouth, lips, or face
- Throat tightness
- Shortness of breath
Do not take NUPLAZID if you have certain heart conditions that change your heart rhythm. It is important to talk to your healthcare provider about the possible side effect of changes to your heart rhythm. Call your healthcare provider if you feel a change in your heartbeat.
What warnings should I know about NUPLAZID?
NUPLAZID may increase the risk of changes to your heart rhythm. This risk may increase if NUPLAZID is taken with certain other medications known to change heart rhythm. Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take or have recently taken.
What should I tell my doctor?
Before taking NUPLAZID, tell your healthcare provider if you:
- Have reduced kidney function. NUPLAZID is not recommended if you have severe kidney problems.
- Have reduced liver function. NUPLAZID is not recommended if you have liver problems.
What are the possible side effects of NUPLAZID?
The most common side effects of NUPLAZID include swelling in the legs or arms, nausea, confusion, hallucination, constipation, and changes to normal walking.
These are not all the possible side effects of NUPLAZID. For more information, ask your healthcare provider about this medicine.