Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An oral antipsychotic drug, C21H21ClN4OS, that acts as an antagonist of multiple neurotransmitters including serotonin and norepinephrine and is used in the form of its hydrochloride or mesylate salt to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

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  • noun An antipsychotic drug used in the treatment of schizophrenia etc.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[(ben)z– + i(so)– + alteration of p(ipe)raz(ine) + i(n)d(ole) + –one.]

Examples

  • Adams is now taking Geodon, or ziprasidone, which is used to treat schizophrenia, acute mania and bipolar symptoms, Rosemond said.

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  • This study, conducted by Robert Penfold of the Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, examined the use of the antipsychotic Geodon (ziprasidone) in pediatric patients covered by Medicaid in Michigan in 2001.

    Bruce E. Levine: Psychiatric Drugs and Poor Kids

  • The Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee considered in June approval of three "atypical antipsychotic" drugs for use in children: AstraZeneca's Seroquel (quetiapine) for the acute treatment of schizophrenia in adolescents 13 to 17, acute treatment of bipolar mania in children 10 to 12 and adolescents 13 to 17; Pfizer's Geodon (ziprasidone) for the acute treatment of manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar disorder, with or without psychotic features, in children and adolescents ages

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  • Neuroleptik atipikal risperidone 0,25–16 mg/hari, olanzapine 2,5–15 mg/hari, ziprasidone 20–200 mg/hari dipilih karena berhubungan dengan penurunan risiko dari efek samping ekstrapiramidal.

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  • It is an irony that even as Pfizer settles the pediatric charges, the FDA is considering its petition to approve Geodon (ziprasidone) for children.

    It's Deja Vu All Over Again for Pfizer

  • There are many more rich examples of drugs used in the elderly that are likely increasing the death rate of seniors, instead of decreasing it, but none worse than the antipsychotic drugs, such as Seroquel (quetiapine), Zyprexa (olanzapine), Risperidal (risperidone) and Geodon (ziprasidone).

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  • There are many more rich examples of drugs used in the elderly that are likely increasing the death rate of seniors, instead of decreasing it, but none worse than the antipsychotic drugs, such as Seroquel (quetiapine), Zyprexa (olanzapine), Risperidal (risperidone) and Geodon (ziprasidone).

    PharmaGossip

  • Antipsychotics commonly prescribed for bipolar disorder include olanzapine (Zyprexa), risperidone (Risperdal), ziprasidone (Geodon) and quetiapine (Seroquel).

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  • There are many more rich examples of drugs used in the elderly that are likely increasing the death rate of seniors, instead of decreasing it, but none worse than the antipsychotic drugs, such as Seroquel (quetiapine), Zyprexa (olanzapine), Risperidal (risperidone) and Geodon (ziprasidone).

    PharmaGossip

  • There are many more rich examples of drugs used in the elderly that are likely increasing the death rate of seniors, instead of decreasing it, but none worse than the antipsychotic drugs, such as Seroquel (quetiapine), Zyprexa (olanzapine), Risperidal (risperidone) and Geodon (ziprasidone).

    PharmaGossip

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