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What is Geodon Used for? Dosage, Side Effects & Precautions

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What is Geodon Used for? Dosage, Side Effects & Precautions

Geodon is used to treat schizophrenia and the manic episodes of bipolar disorder it possesses high affinity to dopamine d2 receptors and more significant affinity to serotonin 5 ht2 error receptors it is supposed that the medication blocks serotonin and dopamine receptors and inhibits the reuptake of serotonin and norepinephrine in the brain and this way shows its

Antipsychotic activity geodon is used to treat psychotic disorders schizophrenia and affective disorders due to its potentially serious side effects it is administered only if other medications have proved inadequate the recommended dose for adults is 40 milligrams two times a day and should be corrected for each particular condition geodon is available in dosage

Of 20 milligrams 40 milligrams and 80 milligrams maximal dose is 160 milligrams a day take it orally with a meal dose correction is required in patients with with hepatic impairments cautiousness is required when the medication is administered in patients with severe hepatic failure bradycardia electrolyte disorders this medication causes drowsiness so certain

Cautiousness is required while driving and operating a machinery geodon cannot be used in pregnant and breastfeeding women excluding cases when supposed benefit prevails over potential risk for the unborn baby patients hypersensitive to the medication cannot take it individuals with the extension of the qt interval including congenital syndrome of extension of the

Qt interval recent acute myocardial infarction decompensated heart failure arrhythmia treated with administration of class iowa and three anti-rhythmic drugs cannot be treated by geodean effects of the medication in the patients under 18 yo have not been studied side effects cannot be anticipated and if occur they are transient adverse reactions include asthenia

Accidental injury headache drowsiness dizziness tremor anorexia vomiting cold symptoms upper respiratory infection stuffy and runny nose nausea constipation diarrhea indigestion cough dry mouth fatigue involuntary muscle contractions muscle aches muscle tightness rapid heartbeat rash skin fungus twitching vision problems weakness thyroidazine melarel moxofloxacin

Avalox pemicide aurep quinidine quinidex de fetalide ticcacin sodol bedipis and sparfloxacin zagam should not be taken with geodon due to increased risk of serious disturbances in the heart rhythm carbamazepine tegritl diminish effects of geodom while ketoconazole nizoral acts just the opposite as well as zidraconazole sporonox fluconazole dibliquin nephazodine

Cirzen varapamal kaolin isoptin beryllin arid romacin claire thromuson biaxin andaltiism cardism tiazak diliker take the missed dose as soon as you remember if it is almost time of your next dose just skip the missed dose and return to your schedule do not double dose this medication to make up the mistos symptoms of overdose may include anxiety drowsiness tremors

Slurred speech and transient high blood pressure contact your doctor immediately in case of suspected overdose stored room temperature 15 to 30 c 59 to 86 f away from sunlight moisture children and pets we provide only general information about medications which does not cover all directions possible drug integrations or precautions information from this video

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