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How effective is Geodon for Depression?
Overall ratings: 3.0/5
Long term ratings: 3.3/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high
This is a review of how effective Geodon (ziprasidone hydrochloride) is for Depression. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 44 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Geodon
Geodon (latest outcomes from 15,122 users) has active ingredients of ziprasidone hydrochloride. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Depression (latest reports from 1,153,652 patients) can be treated by Zoloft, Cymbalta, Prozac, Lexapro, Celexa, Wellbutrin Xl.
On Oct, 23, 2014: 44 people are studied for taking Geodon in Depression
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recurrent nausea, akithesia, twitching lips and facial muscles
haskellabigail on Dec, 6, 2011:
Have you told your Dr? Sounds like Tardive Dyskinisia. I also have that except it ussually just shows up in my tongue and occasionally my fingers. It seems to get worse when I am nervous/anxious oer if I have taken my doses of Adderall too close together. It seems to be dose dependent. I took 160mg-240mg Geodon for 6 years and have now been down to 60-120mg Geodon for 6 months. My TD got alot better when I lowered my dose. But it still bothers me and I have ALOT of fear that it will get worse and/or be permanent. I mean, it is difficult to be in public when I am suffering from my symptoms, but it would be worse if my tongue was constantly going in and out of my mouth!!! I'd deffinitly talk to your DR because TD can be permanant and thdey don't know bareley anything about it and there arn't really any effective treatments or cures. Good Luck!
Brady on Jun, 11, 2012:
Your TD can be calmed with 50 mg of Benadryl with each dosage if Geodon
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