Ziprasidone

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  • TRADE NAME: Geodon (Pfizer)
  • INDICATIONS: Schizophrenia, bipolar I disorder
  • CLASS: Antipsychotic
  • HALF-LIFE: 7 hours
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors, Alcohol, Alfuzosin, Amitriptyline, Amoxapine, Amphetamines, Antifungals, Arsenic, Artemether/Lumefantrine, Asenapine, Astemizole, Carbamazepine, Chloroquine, Ciprofloxacin, Citalopram, CNS depressants, Conivaptan, Dasatinib, Degarelix, Dolasetron, Dopamine agonists, Dopamine agonists, Dronedarone, Food, Gadobutrol, Ketoconazole, Lapatinib, Levodopa, Levofloxacin, Lithium, Methylphenidate, Metoclopramide, Moxifloxacin, Nilotinib, Pazopanib, Pimavanserin, Pimozide, QT prolonging agents, Quinagolide, Quinine, Ranolazine, St John's Wort, Telavancin, Telithromycin, Tetrabenazine, Thioridazine, Voriconazole, Vorinostat

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: C

Ziprasidone should be avoided in patients with congenital long QT syndrome or a history of cardiac arrhythmias.

INCREASED MORTALITY IN ELDERLY PATIENTS WITH DEMENTIA-RELATED PSYCHOSIS

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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric