Bipolar Disorder Channel
Topics & Medications
Related Channels

Geodon Alternatives

Other Medications

Fortunately, there are many medications available to treat bipolar disorder or schizophrenia. These medications can include:
Atypical Antipsychotics
Geodon is an atypical antipsychotic. Atypical antipsychotics are usually effective at treating schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. It is thought that these newer antipsychotic medications may have fewer serious side effects than older antipsychotics (although studies have shown conflicting results). In addition to Geodon, these medications can include:
There is also a bipolar disorder medication (Symbyax®) that combines Zyprexa with fluoxetine (Prozac®), an antidepressant.
Typical Antipsychotics
These are older, "first-generation" antipsychotic medications. While it is thought that these medications may be more likely to cause serious side effects, studies have shown conflicting results. These medications can include:
Mood Stabilizers
Mood stabilizers are effective at treating bipolar disorder (but not schizophrenia). Many (but not all) of these medications are anticonvulsants, meaning they are used to treat seizures. These medications can include:
9 Signs You May Have Inattentive Type Adult ADHD

Geodon Medication

Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2020 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.