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Review: could Geodon cause Complex partial seizures?

Summary: Complex partial seizures could be caused by Geodon, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Topamax, and have Convulsion.

We study 14,481 people who have side effects while taking Geodon from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have Complex partial seizures. Find out below who they are, when they have Complex partial seizures and more.

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Geodon

Geodon (latest outcomes from 15,099 users) has active ingredients of ziprasidone hydrochloride. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Complex partial seizures

Complex partial seizures (epileptic seizure) (latest reports from 7,474 patients) has been reported by people with epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, convulsion, depression, pain.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 14,439 people reported to have side effects when taking Geodon. Among them, 11 people (0.08%) have Complex Partial Seizures. They amount to 0.15% of all the 7,463 people who have Complex Partial Seizures on eHealthMe.

Trend of Complex partial seizures in Geodon reports

Time on Geodon when people have Complex partial seizures * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Complex partial seizures66.67%0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Complex partial seizures when taking Geodon * :

FemaleMale
Complex partial seizures50.00%50.00%

Age of people who have Complex partial seizures when taking Geodon * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Complex partial seizures0.00%0.00%0.00%16.67%41.67%25.00%8.33%8.33%

Severity of Complex partial seizures when taking Geodon ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Complex partial seizures0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Complex partial seizures ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Complex partial seizures0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Convulsion (3 people, 27.27%)
  2. Thinking abnormal (3 people, 27.27%)
  3. Aphasia (3 people, 27.27%)
  4. Migraine (3 people, 27.27%)
  5. Bipolar disorder (2 people, 18.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Topamax (6 people, 54.55%)
  2. Neurontin (5 people, 45.45%)
  3. Paxil (4 people, 36.36%)
  4. Zyprexa (4 people, 36.36%)
  5. Ativan (3 people, 27.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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