Review: could Geodon cause Complex partial seizures?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 17, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 14,435 people who take Geodon. Among them, 11 have Complex partial seizures. See who they are, when they have Complex partial seizures and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Geodon (latest outcomes from 14,687 users) has active ingredients of ziprasidone hydrochloride. It is often used in bipolar disorder, bipolar i disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Geodon include diabetes, type 2 diabetes, weight increased, stress and anxiety, high blood cholesterol.
Complex partial seizures
Complex partial seizures (epileptic seizure) (latest reports from 7,260 patients) has been reported by people with epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, convulsion, depression, pain.
On Feb, 17, 2014: 14,030 people reported to have side effects when taking Geodon. Among them, 11 people (0.08%) have Complex Partial Seizures.
Time on Geodon when people have Complex partial seizures * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Complex partial seizures||66.67%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Complex partial seizures when taking Geodon * :
|Complex partial seizures||50.00%||50.00% |
Age of people who have Complex partial seizures when taking Geodon * :
|Complex partial seizures||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||16.67%||41.67%||25.00%||8.33%||8.33% |
Severity of Complex partial seizures when taking Geodon ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Complex partial seizures||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Complex partial seizures ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Complex partial seizures||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Convulsion (3 people, 27.27%)
- Thinking abnormal (3 people, 27.27%)
- Aphasia (3 people, 27.27%)
- Migraine (3 people, 27.27%)
- Bipolar disorder (2 people, 18.18%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Topamax (6 people, 54.55%)
- Neurontin (5 people, 45.45%)
- Paxil (4 people, 36.36%)
- Zyprexa (4 people, 36.36%)
- Ativan (3 people, 27.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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