Geodon and Sedation - from FDA reports


Summary

Sedation is found among people who take Geodon, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 16,306 people who have side effects while taking Geodon from FDA. Among them, 279 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 Geodon 17,413 users)

Sedation

Sedation has been reported by people with pain, schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 30,231 Sedation patients).

On Feb, 05, 2017

16,306 people reported to have side effects when taking Geodon.
Among them, 279 people (1.71%) have Sedation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Geodon cause Sedation?

Time on Geodon when people have Sedation *:

  • < 1 month: 46.81 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 40.43 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.26 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.38 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.13 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Sedation when taking Geodon *:

  • female: 64.43 %
  • male: 35.57 %

Age of people who have Sedation when taking Geodon *:

  • 0-1: 0.55 %
  • 2-9: 4.95 %
  • 10-19: 15.93 %
  • 20-29: 14.29 %
  • 30-39: 16.48 %
  • 40-49: 20.88 %
  • 50-59: 10.44 %
  • 60+: 16.48 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (56 people, 20.07%)
  • Depression (24 people, 8.60%)
  • Psychotic Disorder (18 people, 6.45%)
  • Schizophrenia (16 people, 5.73%)
  • Sleep Disorder (13 people, 4.66%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (32 people, 11.47%)
  • Lamictal (28 people, 10.04%)
  • Zyprexa (25 people, 8.96%)
  • Klonopin (24 people, 8.60%)
  • Risperdal (23 people, 8.24%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (44 people, 15.77%)
  • Drowsiness (38 people, 13.62%)
  • Weight Increased (23 people, 8.24%)
  • Insomnia (22 people, 7.89%)
  • Tremor (21 people, 7.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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