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Side Effects of Abilify to Report

There are a number of side effects with Abilify that you should report to your healthcare provider. Although most of these side effects are quite rare, a few may be relatively common. Serious side effects include but are not limited to:
 
 
 
  • Large or rapid weight gain
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • Dizziness or fainting when going from a sitting or lying-down position to standing
  • Feelings of internal restlessness or jitteriness
  • Any abnormal muscle movements (these movements can become permanent if Abilify is not stopped quickly)
  • A painful erection of the penis that does not go away (priapism)
  • Signs or symptoms of neuroleptic malignant syndrome, which can include:
 
    • A high fever
    • Stiff muscles
    • Confusion
    • Irregular pulse or blood pressure
    • An increased heart rate (tachycardia)
    • Sweating
    • Irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmias)
 
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, including:
 
    • Unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing.
 
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