Schizophrenic Update: Roller-coaster Called Life (VLOG9)

Antipsychotic Side Effects
Older and newer antipsychotic drugs can cause:

Uncontrollable movements, such as tics, tremors, or muscle spasms (risk is higher with first-generation antipsychotics)
Weight gain (risk is higher with second-generation antipsychotics)
Drowsiness
DizzinessSchizophrenic Update: Roller-coaster Called Life (VLOG9)
Restlessness
Dry mouth
Constipation
Nausea
Vomiting
Blurred vision
Low blood pressure
Seizures
Low white blood cell count
Sexual dysfunction
Antipsychotics can also cause bad interactions with certain medications.

Discuss all other medications you take with your doctor before starting on an antipsychotic.

This includes over-the-counter (OTC) drugs, supplements, and illegal and recreational drugs.

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