What is Zipsydon (Ziprasidone) used for?
Zipsydon (Ziprasidone) is an antipsychotic drug that is used to treat symptoms of schizophrenia, such as disturbed thoughts, a lack of interest in life or unusual emotions. It can also treat mania or bipolar disorder. This drug is in a class of medications called atypical antipsychotics, which work by altering the activity of neurotransmitters in the brain.
How should I use Zipsydon (Ziprasidone)?
Zipsydon (Ziprasidone) capsules should be taken by mouth, with food. Patients are usually directed to take this medication twice per day. When this medication is being prescribed to you, your physician may start you out on a low dose, which may then be gradually increased. If this medication has been prescribed to you, you should continue taking this drug, even if your symptoms improve, unless directed otherwise by your physician.
What are the side effects of Zipsydon (Ziprasidone)?
Patients should note that Zipsydon (Ziprasidone) may cause side effects, such as:
Immediately consult your physician if you notice pain in the chest, jaw or left arm, or seizures.
This drug may cause a condition known as tardive dyskinesia, which may in some cases be permanent. Consult your physician immediately if you notice any uncontrolled bodily movements.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Zipsydon (Ziprasidone). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.