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Review: could Geodon cause Anxiety (Stress and anxiety)?

Summary: Anxiety is found among people who take Geodon, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder.

We study 14,519 people who have side effects while taking Geodon from FDA and social media. Among them, 812 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.

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Geodon

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

Anxiety

Anxiety has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 212,679 Anxiety patients)

On Feb, 19, 2015: 14,519 people reported to have side effects when taking Geodon. Among them, 850 people (5.85%) have Anxiety.

Trend of Anxiety in Geodon reports

Time on Geodon when people have Anxiety * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anxiety36.36%23.64%7.88%7.88%16.36%7.27%0.61%

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Geodon * :

FemaleMale
Anxiety65.50%34.50%

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Geodon * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anxiety0.24%0.61%7.30%13.50%18.00%28.71%21.05%10.58%

Severity of Anxiety when taking Geodon ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Anxiety0.00%25.00%62.50%12.50%

How people recovered from Anxiety ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Anxiety0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (261 people, 30.71%)
  2. Depression (255 people, 30.00%)
  3. Anxiety (172 people, 20.24%)
  4. Smoking cessation therapy (110 people, 12.94%)
  5. Schizophrenia (91 people, 10.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (159 people, 18.71%)
  2. Zoloft (130 people, 15.29%)
  3. Lamictal (124 people, 14.59%)
  4. Chantix (123 people, 14.47%)
  5. Zyprexa (116 people, 13.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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