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Latuda vs Geodon, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 41

This is personalized comparison of Latuda vs Geodon for a female aged 41. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Jan, 24, 2014: 1,476 people 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)
Valproic Acid - SerumDiabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
AngerType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Developmental Dislocation Of The Hip JointWeight Increased
Spleen Pain (pain in the left upper section of the belly area)Blood Cholesterol Increased
Severe Mood Change, Rage, Anger, Irritable, Don't Feel Like Myself At AllObesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)
Headache (pain in head)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
Depression
Suicidal Ideation
Diabetes 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)
AngerDiabetes 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
Blood Cholesterol Increased
Weight Increased
Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control
Back Pain
Hysterectomy
Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (a sleep-related disorder in which the effort to breathe is diminished or absent)

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Latuda (Sunovion)Geodon (Pfizer)
Valproic Acid - SerumDiabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
Baldness - Female (partial or complete lack of hair growth in female)Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Anxiety AggravatedWeight Increased
Developmental Dislocation Of The Hip JointBlood Cholesterol Increased
Memory ImpairmentObesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)
AngerNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Wheezing (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breathe)Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
VomitingDepression
Severe Mood Change, Rage, Anger, Irritable, Don't Feel Like Myself At AllDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control
Headache (pain in head)Suicidal Ideation

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)
AngerDiabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
Baldness - Female (partial or complete lack of hair growth in female)Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Memory ImpairmentObesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)
Spleen Pain (pain in the left upper section of the belly area)Chest Pain
Blood Cholesterol Increased
Weight Increased
Back Pain
Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control
Hysterectomy
Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (a sleep-related disorder in which the effort to breathe is diminished or absent)

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On eHealthMe, Latuda (lurasidone hydrochloride) is often used to treat bipolar i 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.

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