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Geodon vs. Loxapine for Schizophrenia

Geodon

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/ 35,518 posts
Other Names: Zeldox   Ziprasidone HCl

Loxapine

Rx
/ 880 posts
Other Names: Loxitane
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 35,518 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 880 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Ziprasidone (marketed as Geodon, Zeldox by Pfizer) was the fifth atypical antipsychotic to gain FDA approval (February 2001). In the United States, Ziprasidone is Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved for the treatment of schizophrenia,... Read more on Wikipedia
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44 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
Abilify, Seroquel, loxapine, Respiridal before but it...
...said choose between Zyprexa which causes Diabetes or another med ...less side effects. Im on invega but its costing ...cant afford it. I took Geodon, Abilify, Seroquel, loxapine, Respiridal b...
to do anything, he put me on loxapine and i lost 52lbs but...
...to do anything, he put me on loxapine and i lost 52lbs but ...took me off efffexor and loxapine and put me on geodon. I dint lose any weig...
loxapine. Trust me, it was the med that worked wonders for...
...loxapine, which is an ...And let me tell ya, I had bad luck with the second-generation crap. I had tried zyprexa, risperidal, geodon, and abilify before they put me on the loxapine. Trust me, it...
I am taking 30 milligrams of loxapine (Loxitane). I am...
Hey thompson2, I am taking 30 milligrams of loxapine (Loxitane). I am curious why ...crossing my fingers that loxapine keeps working for me ...better for you: Haldol, Loxapine, or Geodon (I ...
older ones. i could try asking for loxapine which i've had...
...(and tried) Seroquel at different dosages and it is no good for me. my pdoc sustains it is not nearly as effective an AP ...for me. Geodon did become ...i could try asking for loxapine which...
took zyprexa, loxapine, zeldox/geodon and now i am...
...meds several times...i took zyprexa, loxapine, zeldox/geodon and now i am...
Now i amon geodon...it doesnt cause weight loss like...
...pretty stable at the time though. Now i amon geodon...it doesnt cause weight loss like loxapine did for me but at least i am not...
of people. Is ziprasidone, Geodon an option where you are?...
...lot of people. Is ziprasidone, Geodon an option where you are? ...meds might be worth considering as well, for instance loxapine/loxitane and moban/molindone, they are inexpensive and can be wel...
happened on Loxapine---only worse. Also on Geodon. I...
I am on Seroquel XR 150mgs. at night. I ...Doesn't happen very often. The same thing happened on Loxapine---only worse. Also on Geodon. I had to pull over and sleep a little...
to just up your dose of Geodon a bit and see if that helps....
...up your dose of Geodon a bit and see if that helps. Have you tried any of the older meds, like perphenazine or trifluoperazine? In low doses, ...any antidepressant action. Low-dose loxapine woul...
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