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An oral antipsychotic drug, C21H21ClN4OS, that acts as an antagonist of multiple neurotransmitters including serotonin and norepinephrine and is used in the form of its hydrochloride or mesylate salt to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

[(ben)z- + i(so)- + alteration of p(ipe)raz(ine) + i(n)d(ole) + -one.]


n ziprasidona
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In my opinion, most of the SGAs, which included in order of appearance: Risperdal, Zyprexa, Seroquel, Geodon, Abilify, and Invega, reduced the risk of extrapyramidal side effects like tremors and stiffness.
The government contended that Pfizer illegally promoted Geodon[R] at dosages that were off-label and "offered and paid illegal remuneration to health care professionals to induce them to promote and prescribe Geodon in violation of the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute.
However, in June, a Food and Drug Administration panel of experts backed the wider use of Seroquel, Zyprexa, and Pfizer's Geodon for teens and children.
Tanton identifies some 374 different mental conditions that were given definition to justify the use of Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft, Celexa, Wellbutrin, Zyban, Remeron, Serzone, Effexor, Buspar, Risperdal, Zyprexa, Seroquel, Geodon, Depakote, and Adderall.
from Michigan City, Indiana: Geodon is FDA-approved to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder with acute manic or mixed episodes.
including Lipitor, Celebrex and Geodon, as well as important new products such
Weight gain: Clozaril, Zyprexa, and Seroquel are the most likely to cause weight gain, while Risperdal (risperidone), Geodon (ziprasidone), and Abilify (aripiprazole) have fewer weight-related side effects.
Even the newer atypicals can affect the heart, and the newest atypical, Geodon, is not recommended in the elderly because of its association with arrhythmias.
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Celebrex, Lyrica, and Geodon -- will continue to drive overall performance for