Klonopin vs. Geodon

Summary

We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Klonopin and Geodon. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 153,598 people who take Klonopin and Geodon, and is updated regularly.



What's eHealthMe?

eHealthMe is a health data analysis company based in Mountain View, California. eHealthMe monitors and analyzes the outcomes of drugs and supplements that are currently on the market. The results are readily available to health care professionals and consumers.

eHealthMe has released original studies on market drugs and worked with leading universities and institutions such as IBM, London Health Science Centre, Mayo Clinic, Northwestern University and VA. eHealthMe studies have now been referenced in over 500 peer-reviewed medical publications.

How we gather our data?

Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on clonazepam and ziprasidone hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Klonopin and Geodon, respectively). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs or brand names) are also considered.

What is Klonopin?

Klonopin has active ingredients of clonazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Klonopin 52,314 users)

What is Geodon?

Geodon has active ingredients of ziprasidone hydrochloride. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Geodon 18,766 users)

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Mar, 08, 2019

153,598 people who take Klonopin and Geodon are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Klonopin vs Geodon drug comparison reports.

Drugs in this study:

  • Klonopin (clonazepam)
  • Geodon (ziprasidone hydrochloride)

Most common side effects:

Klonopin:
  1. Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  2. Weight Increased
  3. Drug Ineffective
  4. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  5. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  6. Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  7. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  8. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  9. Tardive Dyskinesia (a disorder that involves involuntary movements)
  10. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Geodon:
  1. Drug Ineffective
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Pain
  6. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  7. Dizziness
  8. Diarrhoea
  9. Fall
  10. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

Klonopin:
  1. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  2. Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  3. Weight Increased
  4. Obesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)
  5. Tardive Dyskinesia (a disorder that involves involuntary movements)
  6. Blood Cholesterol Increased
  7. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  8. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  9. Hyperglycaemia (high blood sugar)
  10. Suicidal Ideation
Geodon:
  1. Pain
  2. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Dizziness
  6. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  7. Suicidal Ideation
  8. Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  9. Emotional Distress
  10. Suicide Attempt

Drug effectiveness:

Klonopin:
  • not at all: 7.9 %
  • somewhat: 21.61 %
  • moderate: 31.45 %
  • high: 25.16 %
  • very high: 13.87 %
Geodon:
  • not at all: 2.33 %
  • somewhat: 17.35 %
  • moderate: 33.58 %
  • high: 33.2 %
  • very high: 13.54 %

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