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Latuda vs Geodon for a female patient aged 42

Summary: 1,513 female patients aged 42 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Latuda vs Geodon for a female aged 42. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Latuda (latest outcomes from 512 users) has active ingredients of lurasidone hydrochloride. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Geodon (latest outcomes from 15,142 users) has active ingredients of ziprasidone hydrochloride. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

On Feb, 26, 2015: 1,513 female patients aged 38 who take the same drugs are studied in Latuda vs Geodon

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female38Bipolar Disorder

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Latuda lurasidone hydrochlorideSunovion
Geodon ziprasidone hydrochloridePfizer

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 38 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Latuda (Sunovion)Geodon (Pfizer)
DepressionDiabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
Valproic Acid - SerumType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)Weight Increased
Photophobia (extreme sensitivity to light)Blood Cholesterol Increased
Kidney PalpableObesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)
Sleep Walking (walking during sleep)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Panic AttacksPancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
Headache (pain in head)Depression
Mania Aggravated (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood)Suicidal Ideation
Developmental Dislocation Of The Hip JointDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Latuda (Sunovion)Geodon (Pfizer)
Phantom PainDiabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
Spleen Pain (pain in the left upper section of the belly area)Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Obesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)
Chest Pain
Weight Increased
Blood Cholesterol Increased
Hysterectomy
Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control
Back Pain
Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (a sleep-related disorder in which the effort to breathe is diminished or absent)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Latuda13.33%6.67%46.67%26.67%6.67%
Geodon8.51%18.09%29.79%28.72%14.89%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Latuda (lurasidone hydrochloride) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Geodon (ziprasidone hydrochloride) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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