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Geodon Ziprasidone Risperdal
Took geodon, (ziprasidone) risperdal, celexa, benzos adding up to 1.5 yrs. Exercise affect by brain chemistry? Experience weakness and numbnes, shakinglower, weights
Side effects: Geodon (ziprasidone) & Risperdal are atypical neuroleptics, which carry a low risk of movement disorders, incl tremors. There are too few data to assess the possible interactions with hydroquinone, which you also take. Usually, once an atypical is stopped, all side effects slowly resolve, although rarely it can take over a year; and additional meds can help. Please see an md to assist you in this process. ...Read more
Risperidone is a second generation antipsychotic that is fda approved for schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and behavioral issues with autism. It is generally effective and used commonly. Side effects include sedation, weight gain, increase in lipids and blood sugar, hunger, severe muscle reactions such as dystonia, tremors, among others. It also comes in a ...Read more
Do antipsychotics like geodon, (ziprasidone) risperdal, zyprexa, etc decondition the body? I experienced rapid muscle and joint weakness. Does strength return again
Antipsychotics: that you've listed are atypical antipsychotics with reduced side effects compared with typical antipsychotics. Weakness and decondtioning is a concern but more likely has to do with change in lifestyle rather than the medication (unless you are experiencing, Parkinsonism or other neurological side effects (dystonia, tardive dyskinesia) ...Read more
What can I use for sleep after stopping trazodone? Previously on geodon, (ziprasidone) risperdal, klonopin, ativan, melatonin. At this point believe brain wont cbt
Some alternatives: I don't understand the meaning of your last sentence; does it mean you have tried insomnia-directed cbt (as well as attention to sleep hygiene) but it hasn't worked? Sleep aids you didn't mentioned include rozerem, (ramelteon) doxepin, and various otc herbal mixtures. Also, withdrawal from some of the meds you mentioned could interfere with sleep. And, i'm assuming you aren't using alcohol in the evenings. ...Read more
Used to be extremely strong until geodon (ziprasidone) risperdal celexa wellbutrin cogentin. Now body feels muscles are not supporting joints or strengthening body?
Go see your doctor: I can't tell if you're taking both Geodon (ziprasidone) & Risperdal at same time as these are both antipsychotics and can affect your muscle tone. Tell your prescribing physician (psychiatrist, right/) what's going on. You may need adjustment of dose and/or regimen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tried geodon, (ziprasidone) risperdal, abilify, haldol, seroquel, zyprexa and dislike all them. For paranoid schizophrenia. Dont like insomnia, akathisisa, weightga
Talk w/psychiatrist: You have not asked a question here, but have expressed your displeasure with some of the available antipsychotic medications for your illness. Please discuss this with your own psychiatrist, as there are still other options available. Paranoid schizophrenia is a serious illness and does need treatment. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does geodon (ziprasidone) and risperdal continue to blockade dopamine after the meds ate long for out of your system?
No: They do not cause Dopamine blockade long after they are out of your system. ...Read more
Can i be of normal weight and get diabetes symptoms from geodon (ziprasidone) and risperdal usage? Is diabetes possible for light people?
Yes you can: Geodone causes weight gain which is a risk factorfor diabetes, and risperdol is also known to cause high blood sugar and may be responsible for some cases of type2 diabetes especially who have family history and are obese but indepenedent of the drugs like geodone/risperdol light people who are not obese can get type2 diabetese in some individual. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not usually: Geodon (ziprasidone) and Risperdal are medications commonly prescribed and are usually well tolerated. With that being said, they can cause adverse reactions such as dry mouth, dizziness and weakness. Joint weakness specifically is not a commonly known reaction of these medications. Speak with your doctor about these concerns. ...Read more
Can i develop parkinsons, ms, tardive dyskinesia or huntingtons after stopping geodon (ziprasidone) and risperdal adding up to a year. Are my dopamine levels normal?
Some side effects: Geodon (ziprasidone) and Risperdal are in the class of medications known as neuroleptics. While taking these, patients can sometimes develop symptoms similar to parkinson disease, and can develop tardive dyskinesia. Ms and huntington disease are not related. The symptoms of parkinsonism can take a year or more to fully resolve, and the improvement of tardive dyskinesia is variable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i get hyperglycemia after i take geodon (ziprasidone) and then risperdal and then geodon (ziprasidone) for 8 months? I feel as if I have symptoms
Who knows: No one has studied the effects of three antipsychotics simultaneously. One possible mechanism would be if you developed diabetes from one of them, then a dysautonomia could ensue. I recommend you see a neurologist who specializes in dysautonomia and discuss with your psychiatrist whether you really need three antipsychotic medications. ...Read more
Normal sleep architecture return after discontinuing meds like geodon (ziprasidone) celexa trazodone klonopin risperdal? I used to sleep without dreams & nightmares
Yes: Usually whatever side effects your having from meds will go away after stopping them. ...Read more
If i took geodon (ziprasidone) for 9 months and risperdal for 3 months and then stopped all psych medications, can I expect to be back to how i was before? Athlete!
Should be: Should be able to get back to normal. ...Read more
Does taking geodon (ziprasidone) and cogentin create photosensitivity or hyperpigmentation to sunlight. Can it be from risperdal usage or am i sensitive to sunlight?
Photosensitive: Risperdal can be photosensitive.Get a more detailed answer ›
How likely is my severely swelling in my feet and ankles is caused by geodon (ziprasidone)? I'm allergic/sensitive to most similar medications (seroquel, risperdal,
Is there any association with risperdal and geodon (ziprasidone) and trouble breathing? Feels like i can't get a good breath. Dysautonomia or brain stem dysfunction
I have just been prescribed topimax to combat the significant weight gain from taking risperidone and Geodone. Any harmful side effects?
Topamax: It is always good to find out about potential side effects & drug- drug interactions. Here is a comprehensive list of possible side effects for Drugs.Com: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/topamax-side-effects.html ...Read more
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