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A 26-year-old male asked:

Did my brain adapt to geodon (ziprasidone) and is it now changed around because of it? feel weaker, stiffer, and still unable to sleep long after discontinuation

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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 19 years experience
Plasticity: Geodon (ziprasidone) is not approved as a sleep aid but it does contribute to increased chemicals in the brain that provide sleepiness. So many people when using, particularly if they have titrated from a lower dose to a higher dose have noticeable effect on sleep and if stopping or making dose changes have notable effect on sleep. Work with your prescribing doctor to balance the good effects with the bad.
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Last updated Apr 14, 2016

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