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Geodon


Geodon
Product Details
Generic Name: Ziprasidone
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Brand Name: Geodon
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Introduction
Geodon is an antipsychotic medicine that works by changing the effects of chemicals in the brain and is used for curing manic symptoms of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia in children and kids who are at least ten years old. Also known as Ziprasidone and sold as Zeldox by Pfizer, Geodon was the 5th atypical antipsychotic to gain approval in US. It is approved by U.S. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) for schizophrenia treatment and mixed states and acute mania associated with bipolar disorder. Its intramuscular injection form is approved for acute agitation in patients with schizophrenic for whom treatment with just Ziprasidone is appropriate.
Doses of Geodon :
  • You can take Geodon as recommended by your doctor; however not in smaller or larger amounts and not for longer than prescribed.li>
  • It comes with patient instructions for effective and safe use. To make sure, it isn’t causing harmful effects, your blood will required to be tested on regular basis.
  • Ziprasidone can be taken with food. Get your prescription refilled before you run out of medicine.
  • Missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember; don’t take additional dose to make the missed one.
  • Get medical help in case of overdose; symptoms include drowsiness, restless muscle movements in eyes, neck, jaw or tongue, problems with speech, pounding or fast heartbeat, dizziness, fainting or feeling light headed.
  • Store Ziprasidone tablets at room temperature away from light, heat and moisture.