Geodon Side Effects

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  1. link Raeofdreams
    Geodon and Prozac
    I recently read in Geodon's manufacturer .pdf document that Geodon and several other medications should not be used together, one of which is Prozac. If you're currently on Geodon and the doctor gives you Prozac, ask your pharmacist about the safety - 34% more...
    Raeofdreams- over a year ago - in Geodon
  2. link Christine Mcglaughlin
    weaning off geodon to get pregnant safely
    well ive been taking geodon for 6 years.though it was very helpful most of that 6 years, i dont want to be on it anymore cause me and my husband want to get pregnant and it is not safe for conception or pregnancy.also staying on it till end of pregna - 85% more...
    Christine Mcglaughlin- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Geodon
  3. link Tjl
    Please do this withdrawal through the help of your doctor. Going from 180 mg to 120 mg in a week is a big jump. Slower is better when it comes to weaning off a drug. Also, talk to OBGYN and/or primary about how long this drug stays in your system aft - 42% more...
    Tjl- over a year ago
  4. link Tjl
    Can low dose of Geodon cause rapid cycling?
    Hi, My psychiatrist started me on a low 20 mg. dose of Geodon. First couple of days on it just had a little grogginess. About 4 days out on the Sat. after July 4th I got up feeling pretty good but felt a very pronounced internal jitteriness and was e - 70% more...
    Tjl- over a year ago - in Geodon
  5. link Kc99y
    Geodon heart failure, manic depression, she died
    My 50 yo healthy wife started 40mgs daily March17, '07 on March 21, '07 she died of heart failure. She was being treated for manic depression Kevin
    Kc99y- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Geodon
  6. link Lisa54
    I'm terrible sorry you lost your wife. May I ask you what medication it was 40mgs of?
    Lisa54- over a year ago
  7. link Kinsellafm
    Geodon brain zaps, leg spasms, cold flashes, nausea, flu
    I was taking 40mg of geodon twice a day. The doctor is weaning me off. So, he said to stop taking my evening dose. Well, I did for two nights and couldn't sleep. I was really jumpy, leg spasms, couldn't sleep, hot and cold flashes, trembling,nausea. - 34% more...
    Kinsellafm- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Geodon
  8. link Lisahains
    my daughter has been on geodon for a couple of years...combined with wellbutrin. it handles the mood swings pretty good but she is starting to have significant problems with pupil dialtion.....and....if she does not take the 160 mg prescribed of geod - 80% more...
    Lisahains- over a year ago
  9. link Z_bra
    Geodon teeth clenching, premature ejaculation, anhedonia, prolactin levels, decreased libido
    Impotence, etc: I have been on Geodon for about 8 months to treat my schizophrenia. It has given me sexual dysfunction: decreased libido, impotence, decreased sensation and excitement, and premature ejaculation. I did not have these problems before I - 78% more...
    Z_bra- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Geodon
  10. link Pegasusdigital
    if you want by advise dont go back to geodon. I ve stoped geodon about one and a half year now but my anhedonia didnt go away. Could you please tell me how much time did it take for your anhedonia to go away? I ve stoped geodon one and a half year an - 69% more...
    Pegasusdigital- over a year ago
  11. link Pegasusdigital
    Geodon left me totaly impontent. Geodon left me totaly dehabilitated for life. It should be banned we mast do something about it. Please contact me at my e-mail adress: The medicine company should stop producing geodon and also pay g - 31% more...
    Pegasusdigital- over a year ago
  12. link Dmrgn30
    Geodon tremors, doctors office, aol, muscle spasms, losing my mind
    My doctor had put me on 80mg to take at night.Last night was my first night.I woke up this morning very dizzy,couldnt function well at all.Had an appointment to go to.I drove 10 miles had to pull over and let my father do the rest.I sat in the doctor - 64% more...
    Dmrgn30- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Geodon
  13. link I Like Cheese
    Yup, it's happening to me and I am freaking out. Geodon was effective for bringing a mixed episode under control, but I think I'd rather be mixed bipolar than have spasms in my neck which may or may not become permanent. Actually, I'm not sure. Trade - 27% more...
    I Like Cheese- over a year ago
  14. link Jmae8870
    I've had the tightness throughout my body, and a sever sinus infection from geodon. And I only took it twice. Same dose, 80mg at night with dinner. I quit taking them 2 days ago and I still feel like this! Going to the hospital when the sun comes up. - 28% more...
    Jmae8870- over a year ago
  15. link Mysondied
    Geodon committed suicide
    my son committed suicide a few months ago after being on Geodon for a month. I am convinced this drug made him nosedive. He was 25.
    Mysondied- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Geodon
  16. link Darling Deedee
    I'm really sorry for your loss. Am on Geodon, too... I'm 27 and am nosediving myself. This is a tough one.
    Darling Deedee- over a year ago
  17. link Kimber801
    Geodon rite aid pharmacy, migraine headaches, walkling, medicine doctor, anxiety disorder
    I just started taking Geodon about 10 weeks ago and I have never been more miserable in my life! I have tried to trace EVERYTHING in my life to link to these 24/7 horrific migraine headaches and severe nausea. I had 2 surgeries about 7 weeks ago, but - 91% more...
    Kimber801- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Geodon
  18. link Darling Deedee
    Hey... I know I'm joining this conversation late but I was just put on Geodon/Zeldox about three months ago and I echo your comments... I'm in hell now, too. I was on Zyprexa but after gaining nearly 100lbs and developing metabolic syndrome, they tho - 51% more...
    Darling Deedee- over a year ago
  19. link Brendalynn
    I need sleep!!!
    I like the fact I can focus taking the Geodon and I get things done I'm not eating everything!!! On Seroquel I was a little 98 lb size 3 now I am sorry to even say a 172 lb horse and size 20-22 I hate this. Now tell me please how to sleep taking Geod - 25% more...
    Brendalynn- over a year ago - in Geodon
  20. link Moodyintx
    2 weeks and addicted; in withdrawal
    I was put on Geodon after 2 days in the hospital for suicidal thoughts. I am Bipolar 1 with rapid cycling. The Dr. did not explain a thing about taking the drug, nurses just brought it to be after night meal. 60mg for 3 days then 80 mg... sent home 3 - 93% more...
    Moodyintx- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Geodon
  21. link Kenshi42
    I was placed on Geodon, and then the dose was doubled to 80mgs. I began to have serious side effects and they led to akathesia and eps symptoms. They put me on a toxic dose of Vistaril, Benadryl and then Cogentin. My Pyschiatrist said that I looked l - 50% more...
    Kenshi42- over a year ago
  22. link Hate_geodon
    Geodon constant chest pain, hospital doctor, blood clots, faucet, uncontrollable crying
    Within 5 days of beginning course of Geodon, 40mg daily, doc doubled my dosage to 80mg, began to have problems. Intensely manic, easily frightened, insomnia, terrifying dreams. I decided to get out of hospital ASAP and decide if to quit taking Geodon - 72% more...
    Hate_geodon- over a year ago - 26 Replies - in Geodon
  23. link Linka
    This is my second night of taking geodon. I am having severe muscle spasms and pains in my arms and legs. Have taken a hot bath to try to sooth myself but nothing is working.. watching the sun come up now after being up all night. Im stopping, n - 8% more...
    Linka- over a year ago
  24. link Ashbear27
    I just went to the doctor and she wants me to take geodon once in the am and three at night. After I read all the comments am not sure i should take this am only 27 years old and depressed.
    Ashbear27- over a year ago
  25. link Keithsylvester
    how and when do we get the class action lawsuit started?
    Keithsylvester- over a year ago
  26. link Keithsylvester
    i went through a terrible experience taking geodon last june 2010 for only 2 days i was in the hospitol almost 6 hours where i felt paralyzed and couldnt breathe i would like to talk to you to see what we can do keith sylvester 716-931-5638
    Keithsylvester- over a year ago
  27. link Spiritsong
    Hi, I'm not sure if this thread is still current but I'm trying to find anyone who might be having the same experiences as I am having. I was on Geodon for about a year and a half. It helped with my moods but the side effects became intolerable so I - 57% more...
    Spiritsong- over a year ago
  28. link Styrene
    Geodon anxiety attacks, anxiety attack, constantly tired, definatly, hypomania
    While on Geodon I am constantly tired yet restless, I have spurts of hypomania here and there, and my jaw is very tight. There is DEFINATLY a withdrawal from Geodon. After taking it for just a week (80mg twice a day) I missed a dose. Big mistake! I w - 43% more...
    Styrene- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Geodon
  29. link Jmae8870
    I only took it for two days, today is the forth day since my dr put me on it so I took it for two days and now I've been off it for two days . It's 4:39am where I am right now, haven't been to bed all night. I have a horrible sinus infection because - 45% more...
    Jmae8870- over a year ago
  30. link Bbdavis
    does anyone experience weight gain.
    My daughter is autistic. She has ocd and agressive behaviors. She gains about 3 to 4 pounds a month. She has been taking this for a year now.
    Bbdavis- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Geodon
  31. link Notalone80
    I have worked with children of autism for 3 years and I will tell you to take your child off of that medication and concentrate more on what your feeding your child. OCD is a mental condition that can be controlled through therapy. Aggressive behavio - 68% more...
    Notalone80- over a year ago
  32. link Sydthekid
    love the smell of Geodon
    does anyone else experience this? this is also about the only drug that will calm me down. do you like or dislike the drug? sydthekid
    Sydthekid- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Geodon
  33. link Kellyr644
    I personally don't think i like it too much at all. I've only been on it a couple of weeks and it does help with my psychosis; but already i'm getting akathisia. just keep an eye out for symptoms like your body feeling restless (like you can't hold s - 71% more...
    Kellyr644- over a year ago
  34. link Queenie30
    Geodon pdoc, lorazepam, anorexic, sexual dysfunction, risperdal
    Geodon - Weight Loss, Mania Anyone? ________________________________________ I've been on Geodon for 5 wx & have lost 15 #'s. I usually weigh 130, now 115. looking anorexic, but my depression is a lot better now, I'm happy, first time in ovr a yr - 81% more...
    Queenie30- over a year ago - 11 Replies - in Geodon
  35. link Cazdor
    Oh, and that also the drugs around 3-4 weeks are when you feel the full effects so that's sometimes when these type of symptoms can set in. Forgot to mention I've also been on Effexor XR for 7 years with this.
    Cazdor- over a year ago