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Geodon® (ziprasidone hydrochloride) is a drug that is used for treating schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in adults. The drug works by affecting certain brain chemicals that may be elevated in people with bipolar disorder or schizophrenia. Geodon can control symptoms of these conditions and help prevent them from returning. Geodon capsules are available by prescription and are usually taken twice daily.
Some of the side effects reported with Geodon include drowsiness, weight gain, headaches, and twitching or shakiness. A few of the conditions that you should let your healthcare provider know about before you take Geodon include diabetes, seizures, epilepsy, and liver disease (including liver failure or cirrhosis).
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