Geodon

Active Ingredient(s): Ziprasidone
FDA Approved: * February 5, 2001
Pharm Company: * PFIZER
Category: Antipsychotic

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Geodon Overview

Ziprasidone, sold under the brand name Geodon among others, is an atypical antipsychotic that is used for the treatment of schizophrenia as well as acute mania and mixed states associated with bipolar disorder.[3] Its immediate release intramuscular injection form is approved for acute agitation in people with schizophrenia. Ziprasidone is also used off-label for depression, bipolar maintenance, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).[4] Common side effects ...

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Switching Atypical Antipsychotics - Geodon to Abilify

I have been taking Geodon for a few years now, 20 mg twice daily. Lately I seem to get very anxious after about six hours and need to take three pills daily. My insurance will only send me enough for two pills daily. I know that the half life is very short for Geodon. I am thinking about having my psychiatrist switch me to Abilify which has a long half life. My concern is how difficult it will be to make the switch. Will I still get withdrawal symptoms from Geodon even after my body gets used to Abilify? I would like any input from anyone who has made the switch. ## Hello Terry, Unfortunately because the active ingredients are different it is likely you will experience the withdrawal symptoms to some degree. It is difficult to say to which extend you will be experiencing the symptoms as...

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Geodon Reviews

I have a bi-polar condition and was on seroquel for about 10 years with success. It started giving out this past summer & now my doctor put me on 80mg of geodon, 4 lithobid. I feel I am (in-between) bouncing off walls and my vision is screwed up. I don't think I can live this way. Any suggestions? ## I am also bipolar, was on seroquel for 3yrs. I just got switched to geodon myself about 3 weeks ago at 80mg a day. I feel the same bouncing around everywhere. Sounds like we need all the first hand understanding we can get. ## I was taking Seroquel also and my Dr. switched me to Geodon because she is trying to help me with my weight problem since being on all of these meds. and getting clean $ sober. I put on 80 lbs. that's depressing to think about with or without a chemical em...

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antianxiety? My family phys. prescribed this to take w/ my prozac weekly. I do not have any of the disorders that it says it's to treat. Is this a ggod idea? ## there is no bad interaction between the two that I know of But I had a very bad experence on geodon, if you get shakey and your blood preshuer raises tell your doc. right away!!!!! ## My doctor believes that Geodan can help treat bipolar disorder and axiety or panic attatacks. Getting off Risperdal. My dog died recently and I was better able to deal with the loss while on Geodon. ## Geodon is absolutely worthless for anxiety or panic disorder. Great for Bi-polar issues. Get a new doc if your prescribed this for anxiety ## This medication contains the active ingredient Ziprasidone, it is an antipsychotic and can be used to tr...

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PFIZER 396

BLUE AND WHITE CAPSULE ## what is this used for. What it is in it ## Pfizer lists this capsule as being a 20mg Geodon tablet, which contains the active ingredient Ziprasidone. It is used to treat various types of mental health disorders. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, mood changes, somnolence, and weight changes. The inactive ingredient list for this one is very short and my include: lactose, magnesium stearate, though it may vary depending on the manufacturing facility. The original post is a bit old, I think, so that is all the information I have been able to find on it. Pfizer might have stopped producing it, or changed the imprint codes. Is there anything else I can help with?

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side effects on children

Has treatment for Autism been considered in using Geodon? ## Do you mean using Geodon to treat it, or are you wondering if it may contribute to autism? I'm sorry, but I would like to be sure, in order to properly answer your question. The FDA does warn that Geodon may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, sedation, headache, somnolence, mood changes, and weight changes. Can you please post back and clarify?

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my doctor started me on geodon about a month ago. it doesn't seem to be completely agreeing with me. i feel sedated and have blurry vision. 80mg. ## my doctor started me just 5 days ago. i take it with lamictal. Well I am just now reading about it and so far not too happy. About three hours after taking it i have to go to sleep. No choice. Today I can't shake it. Slept 31/2 hrs and still tired, after 10 hrs last night. Is this the geodon or do i have something seriously wrong? I am bipolar ## I'm sorry, my last reply was all about my problem. Since then have spoke to my doctor. He said to play around with the dose (without going over 80) like take 40 in am and 40 pm, etc. or different combonation. As long as it calms me and gives me more energy. So, maybe you could ask your ...

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IS ALL OF THIS REALLY ISSUES FROM GEODON?! HELP!!!

Hi everyone, Im hoping to get some insite to who ever is able to give it. I started on Geodon in Septmeber on 2016 and I started that to help with OCD and moodiness. I am 27 years old and I am in pretty good health excpet for the issues I deal with on a daily basis. In November, exactly on Thanksgiving Day I started getting very fatiged. To the point where I couldnt keep my eyes open. I just wanted to lay down. My eyes felt like lead. I then started with loose stool..(sorry, TMI) and then a few weeks later it just got progresivly worse. I started to notice my hands and feet would get extrmely sweating. Almost to the point where my socks were a bit damp. I also started with chills. My lips would qiver like I was cold but I felt totally fine as far as temp. This has been ongoing since Tha...

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question about geodon

is Geodon like speed if u are not sycotic or bipolar ## Hello, Unfortunately I'm not sure how this medication will effect you, no matter what you are taking it for- since everyone reacts to medication differently. I personally do not recommend taking any prescription medication, no matter the effect- unless it was prescribed to you for a specific medical reason by a medical doctor. If you have been prescribed this medication and would like more information, I'll be glad to help! You can learn more about this drug on the page for Geodon Details

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pfizer 397

small blue capsule ## trying to identify a little blue capsule with pfizer 397 on it ## The capsule with Pfizer 397 is reportedly Geodon 40 mg [1]. This drug is most commonly used to treat schizophrenia. [1]

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blue oval capsule pfizer397

blue capsule pill with the letters pfizer 397 ## GPI A5 BLUE HARD OVAL TABLET ## The blue capsule with PFIZER 397 is Geodon 40 mg. (check Pfizer's site if you want to verify this). Carol, I have only seen what you have described (GPI A5) in white, not blue. The white version is supposed to be Acetaminophen 500 mg from Amneal pharmaceuticals. [1] Hope this helps! [1] Amneal's catalog:

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Ziprasidone
  • Capsule: 20mg, 40mg, 60mg, 80mg
  • Injection: 20mg, 20mg/ml
  • Suspension: 10mg/ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Geodon: (35 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0049-0052 Geodon (Ziprasidone 20 mg) by Roerig
  • 0049-0054 Geodon (Ziprasidone 40 mg) by Roerig
  • 0049-0056 Geodon (Ziprasidone 60 mg) by Roerig
  • 0049-0058 Geodon (Ziprasidone 80 mg) by Roerig
  • 0049-1203 Geodon 20 mg/ml Intramuscular Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Roerig
  • 0049-3920 Geodon 20 mg/ml Intramuscular Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Roerig
  • 0049-3960 Geodon 20 mg Oral Capsule by Roerig
  • 0049-3970 Geodon 40 mg Oral Capsule by Roerig
  • 0049-3980 Geodon 60 mg Oral Capsule by Roerig
  • 0049-3990 Geodon 80 mg Oral Capsule by Roerig
  • 16590-895 Geodon 20 mg Oral Capsule by Stat Rx USA LLC
  • 21695-060 Geodon 20 mg Oral Capsule by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 21695-061 Geodon 40 mg Oral Capsule by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 21695-062 Geodon 60 mg Oral Capsule by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 21695-063 Geodon 80 mg Oral Capsule by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 24236-062 Geodon 40 mg Oral Capsule by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 24236-063 Geodon 80 mg Oral Capsule by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 24236-262 Geodon 20 mg Oral Capsule by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 24236-267 Geodon 60 mg Oral Capsule by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 35356-097 Geodon 80 mg Oral Capsule by Lake Erie Medical & Surgical Supply Dba Quality Care Products LLC
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