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Geodon 40 mg Capsules

Geodon® (ziprasidone hydrochloride) is an antipsychotic medication approved for the treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. It is available by prescription only and comes in capsule form, in the following strengths:
  • Geodon 20 mg capsules
  • Geodon 40 mg capsules
  • Geodon 60 mg capsules
  • Geodon 80 mg capsules.
For the treatment of bipolar disorder, most people start with Geodon 40 mg capsules (one capsule, twice a day). The recommended starting Geodon dose for treating schizophrenia is 20 mg twice daily. If necessary, your healthcare provider may increase your dosage up to a maximum of 80 mg twice a day.
(Click Geodon Dosage for important tips and precautions for using this medication and to find out how your healthcare provider will determine an appropriate Geodon dose for your situation.)
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