by on July 23, 2012
Brand Names:Geodon
Generic name:ziprasidone
Pregnancy Category:C
Half-life:7 hours

What is Geodon?

Geodon (ziprasidone) is an anti-psychotic medication which helps treat the symptoms in patients who are suffering from various mental disorders such as Bipolar Disorder or Schizophrenia.

Classified as an atypical medication, Geodon is able to lessen the effects of dopamine and serotonin in the brain. By doing this, it ensures that the patient is able to control their symptoms and have fewer relapses. Geodon should only be used by adults and children who are over the age of 10 years old.

Geodon Uses

Geodon is available in capsule and injection form, with the capsule being more widely used. It is normally taken twice daily and it is recommended that it be taken with food.

geodonAn important factor to consider when using Geodon is the fact that it needs to be taken at the same time each day in order to maintain even levels of it in your body. The patient should always take Geodon exactly as prescribed and no changes should be made to the dosages without consulting a doctor.

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