What are the possible side effects of ziprasidone (Geodon)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop taking ziprasidone and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- dizziness, feeling light-headed, fainting, fast or pounding heartbeat;
- fever, stiff muscles, confusion, sweating, fast or uneven heartbeats;
- fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
- white patches or sores inside your mouth or on your lips;
- tremor (uncontrolled shaking), restless muscle...
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What are the precautions when taking ziprasidone (Geodon)?
Before taking ziprasidone, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: certain heart problems (e.g., recent heart attack, untreated heart failure).
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: Alzheimer's disease, heart problems (e.g., coronary artery disease, irregular heartbeat, low blood pressure), severe dizziness/fainting, diabetes (including family history), liver disease,...
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