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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 14,523 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 has active ingredients of ziprasidone hydrochloride. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 15,146 Geodon users)

Sedation

Sedation has been reported by people with pain, schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 24,221 Sedation patients)

On Apr, 26, 2015: 14,523 people reported to have side effects when taking Geodon. Among them, 252 people (1.74%) have Sedation.

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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