Dizziness, drowsiness, othostatic hypotension. EPS occur with elderly, female, and pediatric patients who are dehydrated. Neuroleptic malignant syndrome may occur.
Contraindications: Alcohol withdrawal, comatose, lactation
Incidence of EPS is high. Older adults experience more adverse effects and are prescribed half adult dose. NMS can occur.
Contraindications: Parkinson's, seizure disorders, alcoholism, severe depression.