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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 14,514 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 15,139 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 18,184 Thyroid disorder patients)

On Dec, 31, 2014: 14,509 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 month ago):

  • Was put on complete thyroid replacement drug when I was 16. (1960) Within about six months I could hardly walk and could not get into the school bus. I was not x-rayed at that time but the doctor considered I had growing pains as I was growing after taking the thyroid drug. Later I was ex-rayed and found to have what they called at the time 'perthes' which now has been called hip dysplasia and even developmental --- At the time of being put on the thyroid drug, the specialist ex-rayed all my major joints to confirm there was still space in my joints for me to grow. So, I didn't have dysplasia at that time but had terrible difficulties walking etc. within six months. Hope this is all understandable. Now, have lots of difficulties in my older years including back problems as a result of the bilateral hip dysplasia.

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • doc moc on Apr, 25, 2013:

    BREAK down FOOL!

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