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Review: could Geodon cause Thyroid disorder (Thyroid diseases)?

Summary: Thyroid disorder is found among people who take Geodon, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder. We study 14,523 people who have side effects while taking Geodon from FDA and social media. Among them, 27 have Thyroid disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Thyroid disorder and more.

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Geodon

Geodon has active ingredients of ziprasidone hydrochloride. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 15,148 Geodon users)

Thyroid disorder

Thyroid disorder (thyroid diseases) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, hypothyroidism. (latest reports from 18,222 Thyroid disorder patients)

On May, 6, 2015: 14,523 people reported to have side effects when taking Geodon. Among them, 28 people (0.19%) have Thyroid Disorder.

Trend of Thyroid disorder in Geodon reports

Time on Geodon when people have Thyroid disorder * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Thyroid disorder25.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Thyroid disorder when taking Geodon * :

FemaleMale
Thyroid disorder79.41%20.59%

Age of people who have Thyroid disorder when taking Geodon * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Thyroid disorder0.00%0.00%0.00%13.79%37.93%20.69%13.79%13.79%

Severity of Thyroid disorder when taking Geodon ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Thyroid disorder ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (18 people, 64.29%)
  2. Depression (8 people, 28.57%)
  3. Mania (4 people, 14.29%)
  4. Schizophrenia (4 people, 14.29%)
  5. Mental disorder (3 people, 10.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (18 people, 64.29%)
  2. Risperdal (11 people, 39.29%)
  3. Depakote (10 people, 35.71%)
  4. Abilify (10 people, 35.71%)
  5. Zyprexa (9 people, 32.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • Interaction between Geodon and Celexa, developed Long QT syndrome. STOPPED taking GEODON, reduced Celexa to 20mg QD. Chest pressure, rapid heartbeat resolved. Over the past year started having chest pain again, take Nitro for every episode. No diagnosed condition. Just found out that there MAY be interaction between Celexa and Plaquenil that could also cause Long QT. Celexa and Geodon by themselves both can cause Long QT. Can't quit taking Celexa. Plaquenil is least effective.

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Suzi2007 on Apr, 11, 2015:

    F/54/Caucasion. Had yearly physical in 8/1/2000 - thyroid numbers good. Went on Wellbutrin to aid in smoking cessation. By 9/1/2000 - my thyroid had crashed - Hashimoto's was diagnosed and I have never been the same. I saved that bloodwork - before and after. As a former medical school student - I absolutely know there is a connection.

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