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A 25-year-old male asked:

Can geodon (ziprasidone) withdrawal cause someone to experience akathisia, restlessness, and anxiety? what is the solution to geodon (ziprasidone) withdrawal. i am back on zyprex

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Geodon (ziprasidone): At high enough dose, both Geodon (ziprasidone) and zyprexa can cause akathisia -- which is a sensation of inner restlessness and sometimes anxiety. These symptoms would not be "geodon withdrawal." please speak with your psychiatrist about what you're experiencing so that it can be addressed personally.
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