Review: could Geodon cause Sedation?
Summary: Sedation is found among people who take Geodon, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lamictal, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 14,519 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 has active ingredients of ziprasidone hydrochloride. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 15,142 Geodon users)
Sedation has been reported by people with pain, schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 24,220 Sedation patients)
On Feb, 14, 2015: 14,519 people reported to have side effects when taking Geodon. Among them, 252 people (1.74%) have Sedation.
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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- My sister has been taking depakote cogentin and geodon and suffers with great memory loss inability to carry on a conversation and drops things all the time is this the effect of these drugs? (1 answer)
Sister takes over 16 perscriptions but the ones mentioned are severe.. due to being bi-polar, and severe agoraphobia and anxiety with depression..is this now her life? Not being able to fully comprehend or remember anything? Dropping things and falling when under the full impact of this medication? I either need to get some acceptance or find answers to the effects this medicine is causing..afraid to change up her medicines but needless to say I am worried...
- Has long term clonazepam use caused you seemingly irreversible psychosis, for which you were given an antipsychotic? if so, were you able to get off of the antipsychotic and clonazepam? how? (1 answer)
Started clonazepam around 2002. In 2007, I was hospitalized (I'm not sure what the doctors were thinking) and I was given an antipsychotic as well, and maybe another medication. My psychiatrist lowered and eliminated all my medication in 2011 and 2012, and each time was hospitalized and again given an antipsychotic and Depakote. Soon before one hospitalization, I remember seeing smoke coming out of someone's mouth (and I don't think he was smoking - I think I was on the subway). I think I was hallucinating. It seems like the clonazepam may have caused permanent psychosis. My psychiatrist thinks my anxiety caused the psychosis. I wonder if maybe my rage towards my father has something to do with it. What would you recommend to help permanently get off of these drugs? Have you had clonazepam cause you such psychosis?
- Do any of these drugs cause styes (1 answer)
Since commencing these drugs after sustaining traumatic Brain injury and after a craniectomy, I've been getting styles on both my eyes once or twice monthly
- I've recently had stiffness and pain in the ring &middle finger of my left hand, and want to know if its what & or how much of my rx
I have recently had pain in my left hand knuckles (middle & ring fingers)and unable to make a fist. Which med is causing it or is it the doses, and need to be lowered to be relieved?
- Taking geodon, lamictal and clonapan. feeling anxious, head throbbing, general weird, dizzy feeling. could it be caused by mixing theses meds?
Dr has me on theses 3 meds for depression and to ward off mania. I've only had one manic period in 6 years but suffer from chronic depression. Lately I've been diagnosed with a protruding disc in my neck. I am doing therapy. My hand and arm will go numb, shoulder hurts terribly,. I've just started feeling really weird. My brain feels as if sparks are going off, I'm dizzy, tongue and head throb and feel like they are both falling asleep. I get plenty of sleep. I see a psychiatrist and a neur surgeon for my neck. Help!
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