Medically prescribed for - Trilafon or Perphenazine is prescribed for the treatment of psychotic disorders and also used for severe nausea and vomiting by adults.
Adverse reactions experienced - The most common side effect patients taking Trilafon or Perphenazine experienced include dizziness, drowsiness, decreased sweating, dry mouth, constipation and nasal congestion. Trilafon and Perphenazine have been linked to causing both Tardive Dyskinesia and Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome. Tardive Dyskinesia is characterized by potentially permanent involuntary movement of the limbs along with facial twitches. Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome is characterized by muscle rigidity, very high fevers, irregular heartbeats and a diminished mental status.
Status of drug - The Federal Drug Administration has recognized the link between these adverse reactions and the drug.
See your doctor if you have experienced serious health problems after taking Trilafon or Perphenazine. You may also wish to contact an experienced personal injury attorney who can help you protect your legal rights and get compensation for your injuries.