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Side effect(s) of Ziprasidone

Read the side effects of Ziprasidone as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Most Common- Nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, runny nose, weakness.

Central Nervous System- Headache, lethargy, weakness, extra pyramidal syndrome, muscle stiffness, movement disorder, tremor, paralysis and twitching.

Heart- Fast heart rate, high blood pressure and postural low blood pressure.

Gastrointestinal- Loss of appetite, difficulty in swallowing, indigestion and rectal bleeding.

Hormone- Abnormally high levels of prolactin in the blood.

Genitourinary- Absence of menstrual cycle, impotence and breast enlargement in males.

Metabolic- Weight gain.

Skin- Rash.

Respiratory- Respiratory tract infection and cough.

Potentially Fatal- Blood disorder and life- threatening neurological disorder.

Other Precautions : *Monitor sugar level regularly in diabetic patients or patients at risk of developing diabetes.
*Monitor complete blood count regularly in patients with pre- existing blood disorder.

Drug Name : Ziprasidone

Ziprasidone(Geodon) generic is an antipsychotic agent, prescribed for schizophrenia (a mental illness that causes disturbed or unusual thinking, loss of interest in life, and strong or inappropriate emotions). It regulates certain chemical activities in brain, which is responsible for thinking and behavior.
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