Review: Lexapro and Geodon
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Lexapro and Geodon. It is created by eHealthMe based on 825 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Lexapro (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.
Geodon (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of ziprasidone hydrochloride. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
On Oct, 15, 2013: 825 people who reported to have interactions when taking Lexapro, Geodon are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate)
- Geodon (ziprasidone hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Lexapro, Geodon:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|2||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||361|
|3||Blood Cholesterol Increased||264|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Lexapro, Geodon:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|1||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||52|
|3||Blood Cholesterol Increased||41|
|10||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||8|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder
- Schizoaffective disorder
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- By greatdame: Changing anti-depressants
(for a 51 year old woman who has Medication For Depression Not Working Anymore, Need To Add Something For Irritbility, and takes Lexapro)
been taking Lexapro fors years,have since developed almost extreme irritability,the Lexapro dosent seem to be working as well anymore,almost feel as if I am in withdraws everyday,does anyone take a med that helps with both of these conditions?
(Number of patients like greatdame: 1,369)
- By Psychogirl: I have bipolar disorder and adhd and take nuvigil for the adhd and on occasion take lunesta for sleep. anybody else take this combination and what side effects or effects in general have you noticed?
(for a 63 year old woman who has Bipolar I Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Renal Failure, Stage 3, Primary Hypothyroidism, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Osteoporosis, Edema - Peripheral, Peripheral Edema, and takes Cymbalta, Lexapro, Lamictal, Latuda, Levothyroxine Sodium, Lunesta, Nuvigil, Maxide, Multivitamin)
I'm anxious about any untoward drug interactions. I can't take stimulants because of a history of abuse. I take Nuvgil for my ADHD and it's the first time I can concentraate in years! I can't believe how much easier it is to organize, get things done, and read. Plus it helps the chronic fatigue I ...
(Number of patients like Psychogirl: 13,931)
- By flanc: How long does it take for lexapro to fully work on my anxiety and is anxiety a side effect when first starting this medication
(for a 60 year old woman who has Anxiety, and takes Lexapro)
I have only been on this drug for 3 weeks and don't like the side effects. Will they go away?
(Number of patients like flanc: 5,429)
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- By zendjinn: Lithium constipation and tremor
(for a 56 year old woman who has Constipation, and takes Lexapro)
After taking Lithium Carb for about three months, I realize I've been moderately constipated for several weeks. I also have been nauseous and suddenly realize that it's probably related to the nausea and maybe the cause of it.
(Number of patients like zendjinn: 1,647)
- By vtway: Fibromyalgia & related health issues
(for a 53 year old woman who has Fibromyalgia, Failed Back Surgery Syndrome, Hypertension, Hypothyroidism, Aortic Valve Disease, Left Ventricular Hypertrophy, Mitral Valve Prolapse, Depression, Insomnia, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Deficiency - Vitamin D, Migraine With Aura, Anxiety, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and takes Opana Er, Norco, Temazepam, Lorazepam, Coreg Cr, Benicar, Norvasc, Clonidine, Hydrochlorothiazide, Lamictal, Lexapro, Phenergan)
Fibromyalgia dx after pregnancy of only child at 42/other dx followed and seem to be in conjunction. heart issues did not appear until after the use of fibro meds- cymbalta, lyrica, neurontin, and more. had 1 seizure believed to be related to seretonin syndrome/years and years of mistreatment by doc ...
(Number of patients like vtway: 23,467)
- By toschdr: Epilepsy and depression drug side effects
(for a 42 year old man who has Epilepsy, Generalized Tonic-clonic Seizure, Myoclonic Epilepsy, Partial Seizures, Constipation, Sleeplessness, Fatigue, Depression, Weight Gain - Unintentional, Gums - Bleeding, Agitation, Aggression, and takes Valproate Sodium, Lexapro, Topamax)
42yo male having infrequent seizures since he was 19yo. Was recently placed on Neurontin and Topamax after a single seizure. This combination of meds appeared to increase the frequency of seizures ( from 1 every few years unmedicated, to 1 every month ). Dosage being increased after each seizure. ...
(Number of patients like toschdr: 10,827)
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On eHealthMe, Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) is often used to treat depression. 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:
- Lexapro is used in:
- Geodon is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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