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Review: could Geodon cause Diabetes mellitus?

Summary: Diabetes mellitus could be caused by Geodon, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Seroquel, and have Depression.

We study 14,481 people who have side effects while taking Geodon from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,419 have Diabetes mellitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetes mellitus and more.

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Geodon

Geodon (latest outcomes from 15,098 users) has active ingredients of ziprasidone hydrochloride. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Diabetes mellitus

Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin) (latest reports from 383,191 patients) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, high blood pressure, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 14,439 people reported to have side effects when taking Geodon. Among them, 1,429 people (9.90%) have Diabetes Mellitus. They amount to 0.37% of all the 383,889 people who have Diabetes Mellitus on eHealthMe.

Trend of Diabetes mellitus in Geodon reports

Time on Geodon when people have Diabetes mellitus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diabetes mellitus11.11%19.75%12.96%25.93%22.22%6.17%1.85%

Gender of people who have Diabetes mellitus when taking Geodon * :

FemaleMale
Diabetes mellitus63.30%36.70%

Age of people who have Diabetes mellitus when taking Geodon * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diabetes mellitus2.48%0.00%1.97%7.07%24.85%40.09%20.48%3.06%

Severity of Diabetes mellitus when taking Geodon ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diabetes mellitus0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Diabetes mellitus ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Diabetes mellitus0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (678 people, 47.45%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (545 people, 38.14%)
  3. Schizophrenia (327 people, 22.88%)
  4. Anxiety (311 people, 21.76%)
  5. Sleep disorder (228 people, 15.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (1,370 people, 95.87%)
  2. Risperdal (805 people, 56.33%)
  3. Zyprexa (797 people, 55.77%)
  4. Abilify (617 people, 43.18%)
  5. Haldol (367 people, 25.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • 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

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    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.

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    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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  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • 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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