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A 24-year-old male asked:

Stopped geodon (ziprasidone) nine days ago. cannot sleep every night and have body chills and anxiety. the question is will i return to normal soon? sleep is import

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Dr. Leonard Lado
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Geodon (ziprasidone) and sleep: Dizziness, light-headedness, vertigo or feeling faint; shock-like sensations or paresthesia; anxiety; diarrhea; fatigue; gait instability; headache; insomnia; irritability; nausea or emesis; tremor; and visual disturbances can occur after stopping psychotropics with affinity to the serotonin system. Your insomnia may be part of that problem but you need evaluation for insomnia if persist.
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