Review: could Geodon cause Complex Partial Seizures?


Complex partial seizures is found among people who take Geodon, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lamictal, and have Convulsion . We study 16,767 people who have side effects while taking Geodon from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Complex partial seizures. Find out below who they are, when they have Complex partial seizures and more.

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Geodon has active ingredients of ziprasidone hydrochloride. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Geodon 17,398 users)

Complex Partial Seizures

Complex partial seizures (epileptic seizure) has been reported by people with epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, convulsion, complex partial seizures, depression (latest reports from 4,255 Complex partial seizures patients).

On Oct, 20, 2016

16,767 people reported to have side effects when taking Geodon.
Among them, 10 people (0.06%) have Complex Partial Seizures

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Geodon cause Complex partial seizures?

Time on Geodon when people have Complex Partial Seizures *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Complex Partial Seizures when taking Geodon *:

  • female: 60 %
  • male: 40 %

Age of people who have Complex Partial Seizures when taking Geodon *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 37.5 %
  • 30-39: 50.0 %
  • 40-49: 12.5 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Schizoaffective Disorder (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Panic Attack (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Convulsion (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Thinking Abnormal (1 person, 10.00%)
  • Sleep Disorder (1 person, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Topamax (4 people, 40.00%)
  • Lamictal (4 people, 40.00%)
  • Zyprexa (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Paxil (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Ativan (3 people, 30.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Convulsion (5 people, 50.00%)
  • Loss Of Consciousness (4 people, 40.00%)
  • Fall (4 people, 40.00%)
  • Grand Mal Convulsion (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Electroencephalogram Abnormal (3 people, 30.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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