Review: could Geodon cause Diabetes mellitus?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 26, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
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, 1,407 have Diabetes mellitus. See who they are, when they have Diabetes mellitus 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.
Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin) (latest reports from 376,046 patients) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, high blood pressure, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety.
On Feb, 7, 2014: 14,030 people reported to have side effects when taking Geodon. Among them, 1,417 people (10.10%) have Diabetes Mellitus.
Time on Geodon when people have Diabetes mellitus * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Diabetes mellitus||11.11%||19.75%||12.96%||25.93%||22.22%||6.17%||1.85% |
Gender of people who have Diabetes mellitus when taking Geodon * :
|Diabetes mellitus||63.23%||36.77% |
Age of people who have Diabetes mellitus when taking Geodon * :
|Diabetes mellitus||2.50%||0.00%||1.84%||7.14%||24.96%||40.21%||20.25%||3.09% |
Severity of Diabetes mellitus when taking Geodon ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Diabetes mellitus||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Diabetes mellitus ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Diabetes mellitus||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (677 people, 47.78%)
- Bipolar disorder (541 people, 38.18%)
- Schizophrenia (325 people, 22.94%)
- Anxiety (311 people, 21.95%)
- Sleep disorder (228 people, 16.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (1,363 people, 96.19%)
- Risperdal (803 people, 56.67%)
- Zyprexa (794 people, 56.03%)
- Abilify (615 people, 43.40%)
- Haldol (367 people, 25.90%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Traci on Aug, 25, 2012:
My daughter is 20 years old and has been diagnosed with Bipolar, dysthimia, ptsd, narcolepsy and social anxiety. They are treating her with meds that may cause tremors even tho she already suffer from tremors and suicidal ideations. She is currently on buproprion(300mg) seroquel(150mg daily) and vistiral. I am very worried about her and want to know if anyone can tell me if this is a good combination
Aaron L on Jan, 7, 2013:
Please see the documentary by Doctor Gary Null called drugging our children and others. There is no such thing as a chemical imbalance, or side effects, (they are all EFFECTS not to be minimised) it is psuedo-sales pitch to sell the drugs. No psychiatric diagnosis is evidenced by biochemistry tests, xrays or blood results. I saw my doctor and within 5 mins was prescribed Quitiapin and told to be on it indefinately 50+ years. See the DSM Diagnostic and Statistical Manual which shows how psychiatry invents symptoms to make money.
Aaron L on Jan, 7, 2013:
This web-page is funded by a drugs company that is why they want you to offer them your demographics, age gender etc. If there is one other documentary you should see it is entitled MAKING A KILLING-It exposes subliminal tricks and promotion in schools by multi-trillion drug companies. They give your child a psuedo questionnaire pretending to but is a marketing tool to pressure parents or put children in care if they do not have drugs.
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sweating and bruising and strong ammonia like odor in urine when geodon was added to my celexa and adderall to treat newly diagnosed bipolar. concerned about side effects, requesting feedback
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