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Review: could Geodon cause Death?





Summary: Death is found among people who take Geodon, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Ill-defined disorder.

We study 14,509 people who have side effects while taking Geodon from FDA and social media. Among them, 354 have Death. Find out below who they are, when they have Death and more.

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Geodon

Geodon has active ingredients of ziprasidone hydrochloride. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (view latest outcomes from 15,130 users)

Death

Death (latest reports from Death 183,730 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 14,506 people reported to have side effects when taking Geodon. Among them, 371 people (2.56%) have Death.

Trend of Death in Geodon reports

Time on Geodon when people have Death * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Death61.29%3.23%25.81%6.45%3.23%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Death when taking Geodon * :

FemaleMale
Death47.54%52.46%

Age of people who have Death when taking Geodon * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Death2.05%0.51%6.67%11.28%23.08%22.05%17.44%16.92%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Ill-defined disorder (115 people, 31.00%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (30 people, 8.09%)
  3. Schizophrenia (28 people, 7.55%)
  4. Depression (16 people, 4.31%)
  5. Agitation (13 people, 3.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (51 people, 13.75%)
  2. Risperdal (32 people, 8.63%)
  3. Zyprexa (25 people, 6.74%)
  4. Haldol (20 people, 5.39%)
  5. Depakote (16 people, 4.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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