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Review: could Geodon cause Sedation?

We study 14,496 people who have side effects while taking Geodon from FDA and social media. Among them, 252 have Sedation. Find out below who they are, when they have Sedation and more.

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Geodon

Geodon (latest outcomes from 15,116 users) has active ingredients of ziprasidone hydrochloride. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Sedation

Sedation (latest reports from 87,851 patients) has been reported by people with pain, schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, stress and anxiety.

On Aug, 14, 2014: 14,496 people reported to have side effects when taking Geodon. Among them, 252 people (1.74%) have Sedation. They amount to 0.29% of all the 87,849 people who have Sedation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Sedation in Geodon reports

Time on Geodon when people have Sedation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sedation62.50%29.69%3.12%4.69%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Sedation when taking Geodon * :

FemaleMale
Sedation67.37%32.63%

Age of people who have Sedation when taking Geodon * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sedation0.98%4.90%19.61%13.73%16.67%18.14%8.82%17.16%

Severity of Sedation when taking Geodon ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Sedation ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (67 people, 26.59%)
  2. Depression (34 people, 13.49%)
  3. Mania (23 people, 9.13%)
  4. Affective disorder (20 people, 7.94%)
  5. Psychotic disorder (19 people, 7.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lamictal (38 people, 15.08%)
  2. Seroquel (37 people, 14.68%)
  3. Klonopin (29 people, 11.51%)
  4. Zyprexa (28 people, 11.11%)
  5. Lexapro (24 people, 9.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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