Review: could Geodon cause Sedation?
Summary: Sedation could be caused by Geodon, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lamictal, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 14,439 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.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 14,439 people reported to have side effects when taking Geodon. Among them, 252 people (1.75%) have Sedation. They amount to 0.29% of all the 87,151 people who have Sedation on eHealthMe.
Time on Geodon when people have Sedation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Sedation when taking Geodon * :
Age of people who have Sedation when taking Geodon * :
Severity of Sedation when taking Geodon ** :
How people recovered from Sedation ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (67 people, 26.59%)
- Depression (34 people, 13.49%)
- Mania (23 people, 9.13%)
- Affective disorder (20 people, 7.94%)
- Psychotic disorder (19 people, 7.54%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lamictal (38 people, 15.08%)
- Seroquel (37 people, 14.68%)
- Klonopin (29 people, 11.51%)
- Zyprexa (28 people, 11.11%)
- Lexapro (24 people, 9.52%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Geodon (ziprasidone hydrochloride) is often used for bipolar disorder. Find out below the conditions Geodon is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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