What is Pimozide?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Orap


Pimozide is an antipsychotic drug used to suppress severe motor and phonic tics in patients with Tourette's disorder who have failed to respond satisfactorily to standard treatment.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Pimozide

Side effect Patients
Fatigue 1
Restlessness (akathisia) 1


Based on patients currently taking Pimozide

Dosage Patients
1 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Pimozide

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Pimozide


Currently taking Pimozide

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Pimozide

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 1
Not specified 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Pimozide.