Geodon is an antipsychotic drug that changes chemical actions in the brain. It is used to treat schizophrenia and the manic symptoms of bipolar disorder.
Always follow your doctor’s instructions and use Geodon exactly as prescribed.
Do not take Geodon if you have long QT syndrome, a heart rhythm disorder, heart failure, or a recent heart attack.
Geodon can cause a heart rhythm disorder when taken with some other drugs. Check with your doctor before you take any other medications.
Before taking Geodon, inform your doctor if you have any of the following:
Common side effects of Geodon include:
Contact your doctor if you experience these more serious side effects:
Can I drink alcohol while taking Geodon?
It’s best to avoid or limit alcohol use while taking Geodon. Drinking can increase side effects like dizziness and drowsiness, and may lead to impaired thinking or judgment.