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Schizophrenia board

  1. for those of you with schizophrenia
    ... home. It was easier for me to get out when I was on Geodon , it didn't seem like such a hard thing, but now I ... 'm off Geodon & back to my reclusive ways. Actually it's not so...
    ... the bathroom. Those were my symptoms. I have taken Geodon for a month now and a lot of my symptoms have subsided...

  2. please visit me I am friendly & need help
    ... about your meds. My doctor had me on Lamictal and Geodon . These worked really well about hearing things and...

  3. Still need meds advice!
    ... was taking Lamictal to 'even out' my mood swings and Geodon for the psychosis. The Lamictal made me gain weight ... - more than 20 pounds!! - and the Geodon was making me lose quite a bit of hair. So after...

  4. dreams
    ... know about antipsychotics causing problems(I'm on geodon ), but my sleeping pills give me nightmares. I never...

  5. Looking for a New Medication
    ... I am wanting suggestions for medication. I was on Geodon but it made me lose quite a bit of hair so I discontinued...
    ... Everyone I know on zyprexa had the same side effect. Geodon made me have tremors. The point I am getting to is...

  6. I was diagnosed yesterday with paranoid schizophrenia
    ... delusions are a thing of the past thank goodness, Geodon has been a life saver for my wife.Good luck you were...

  7. I need to know if I should
    ... this would be the way to do it. I started taking the geodon out of my pillbox and I dont think my mothers going...

  8. Meds question?
    ... with schizoaffective and I was on seroquel, klonopin, geodon , lexapro. And many others but that was it I guess...

  9. Schizophrenia or Schizo-affective disorder?
    ... ability to speak at one point. I am taking 320 mg of Geodon , 200 mg of Seroquel, & some others that I forget....

  10. hello! anyone try invega?
    ... consumer page. Sorry I have no experience. Been on ol' Geodon for a year now and being extremely stable. Goodluck...
    ... If you want to try good meds then go for the Geodon or Zyprexa. I think I would prefer Zyprexa because ... its for paranoid schizophrenia and bi-polar. Geodon gave me weird facial muscle movements. I don't know...
    ... I'm on invega, I was on geodon and it cause muscle tremors as well. Invega is okay...

  11. subjective view of best and worst meds
    ... follows to something else. Mixed blessing. Geodon actually made me more delusional and hallucinatory ... any appetite and giving me chest pains. (beware of geodon if you have heart condition!) It actually hurt to ... eat food on geodon . My thoughts were obscured and askew. ...

  12. risperdal
    ... I had unpleasant experiences with abilify and geodon . Abilify made me very manic, sleepless, and 'accelerated ... .' Geodon made me delusional and eliminated my appetite, and...
    ... This is the opposite for me. Abilify and Geodon are working best for me. Risperdal gave really BAD...

  13. irrepressible disturbing thoughts
    ... just until my medi-cal comes in then switching to Geodon . supposebly they help with thoughts....
    ... hated them. he said they made him to drugged up. or geodon he said made him tweek on things to much. he is taking...
    ... doing well. but kinda sucks hearing negativity about geodon . um, ya anyways. bye....

  14. trouble sleeping
    ... seroquel,prozac,ativan as needed,lamictal,invega,and geodon this combo of meds has helped with the voices and...

  15. newly diagnosed and not really sure
    ... something else right now I am on lamictal invega seroquel geodon prozac ativan abilfy the voices are starting to go...

  16. This never happened before
    ... schizophrenic about 2 years ago and i am currently on Geodon . I still have hallucinations but not as bad and i...

  17. Treatment for Paranoia
    ... the same problem as you. I'm currently taking both Geodon and Abilify for it. Do a search on this site on the ... Abilify has helped me more with the delusions and Geodon with hallucinations. But make sure you talk to your...

  18. Side-effects
    ... stopped it after I told her this. I'm currently on Geodon for schizophrenia....

  19. Medication TRIAL AND ERROR
    ... wellbutrin for depression yet. I am taking 20 mg GEODON and it is terrible. Makes me dizzy and gives me sexual...
    ... certain meds are encouraged. I would not reccomend Geodon . It made me really dizzy even on a low doseage....

  20. newbie
    ... a little,then it got worse after a while.now im on geodon .it helped the most.except i have to journal.if you ... asked me geodon is a real breakthrough in az medications.except i ... other medication she can put me on.im on 240mg of geodon ....

  21. 3 antipsychotics?
    ... taking 200mg of seroquel in morning (doesnt bother me) Geodon 160mg and 400mg of Thorazine at night. It just sounds...
    ... What about the Thorazine? Has that helped any? And Geodon ? How were your symptoms when Thorazine was added ... better? Is lowering that one an option for you, or is Geodon the less significant? Just remember to ask yourself...

  22. Benadryl helps prevent Tardive Dyskinesia
    ... was gone. When that med stopped working, we tried Geodon , but when we upped it he was having jerking movements...

  23. Do I need medication
    ... do you mean the new stuff like Abilify, Seroquel, Geodon ...ect or do you mean the older stuff like Thorazine...

  24. seeing things
    ... Bipolar and Schizoaffective are Zyprexa, Abilify, Geodon , Risperdal, Clozaril and Seroquel. Risperdal is the...

  25. Geodon....
    ... Geodon is a medicine that is used to treat schizophrenia...

  26. Newly diagnosed Schizoaffective
    ... depression. He wanted to put me on a medicin called Geodon , though, and recommended me to go to a psychiatrist ... just for a second opinion. I didn't take the medicine Geodon since I thought it was silly to take a medicine that...

  27. Recovering from schizophrenia: Brokenhearted & confused
    ... diagnosed with schizophrenia recently. I'm on 40 mg of geodon and haven't had any side effects - it's been working ... problems though. Since I've been getting better with the geodon , I've been acting a lot more normal than before. ...

  28. internal voices
    ... having. The best ones to try first , i think, are Geodon or Abilify, because they have the lowest risk of side ... but they usually have more side effects. I take Geodon , I dont have really very many side effects. The side...
    ... hi dave- sorry, i meant to say that the Geodon does help a lot with the paranoia. In fact, when i ... was on a higher dose of geodon , i had just about no paranoid feelings. And also no...

  29. HELP PLEASE!"altered sense of self symptoms"..feeling possessed
    ... yesturday. Im feeling a little better now that im on the Geodon again. -Becka...
    ... yesturday. Im feeling a little better now that im on the Geodon again. -Becka Hi Becka: I'm glad you're feeling...

  30. Paranoia
    ... someone who is not diagnosed with schizophrenia) and Geodon . Maybe you could try Geodon (Ziprasidone)? I do...
    ... Im in Australia we dont have Geodon here :( Ive been on a lot of benzo's. I currently...

  31. Head Zaps...Serotonin Syndrome?
    ... I am taking Geodon (Ziprasidone) and I get these "Head Zaps"...I heard ... side. Has anyone else been experiencing this using Geodon ? Does this condition ever subside? Has the drug...
    ... Hi there, I use to take Geodon . It made me extremley tired, and worn out. Furthermore ... I personally would recommend something other than geodon . The one I had the most success with was abilify....

  32. This is all so weird and scary
    ... been on: Risperdal, lexapro, abilify, trileptal, and Geodon . This whole experience has been really weird and scary...
    ... better than the rest. I have tried risperadol and geodon and all I want to do is sleep all day. I can't live...
    ... I have found with risperdol and geodon that they took effect in 2 full weeks time. I was...

  33. relapse in condition
    ... phycosis diagnosis. Well after 4 years of being on geodon antiphycotic and being symptom free and finally getting ... feel depressed either. We decieded to go off the geodon . I was ok for 2 months. Then I started hearing voices ... sure. He and my dr wanted me to go back on my meds ( geodon )again and see if that helps things. I have been on...
    ... I saw my phyc dr today and we both agreed the geodon was making me sleep the 15 hours a day. So... we ... best thing to try. So I am now tapering off of the geodon this week and will be off of it next week. And have ... cause insomnia isn't that a contradiction from the geodon . lol ...
    ... years now and has tried many - many different meds. Geodon was NOT a good med for him at all. He slept all day...

  34. please read this-need help for 11 yo
    ... tired and hard to concentrate so I was then put on geodon 160mg. It took a high dose but it did the trick....

  35. I need some advice,please
    ... mediaction do you see a therapist? My daughter is on geodon (for the hallucinations) and also lithium and syntthroid...
    ... mediaction do you see a therapist? My daughter is on geodon (for the hallucinations) and also lithium and syntthroid...

  36. anybody on geodon????
    ... I take 160mg of geodon a day. I have been on it for 4 years now. I have...
    ... I take 160mg of geodon a day. I have been on it for 4 years now. I have ... I think you will like it. Well,I have been on geodon for about a year now. Let me start from the beginning ... months in the hospital. I am supposed to take 180mg of Geodon twice a day. I only take it at night though.. I get ... that sense January last year. What should I do? The geodon has alot of side efects if it is given to the wrong...
    ... ve just joined this list to talk to other people on geodon . I just started taking it march 2004 after having ... because of it. I've had mixed experience with geodon so far. Sometimes it makes me feel happier than normal...
    ... My daughter is currently on Geodon and has been for about 6 months ...she is Bi Polar...

  37. Seroquel vs. Geodon
    ... I'm currently on seroquel and my boyfriend was on Geodon last year. Seroquel has worked wonders for me. ... lot of stuff I'd rather not do anyway, you know? Geodon , however, was the exact opposite for my boyfriend ... it gave him. His doctor originally started him on Geodon to treat his bipolar disorder, which was very severe ... if anyone out there has had a similar reaction to Geodon , I'd be very thankful if they'd tell me about it!...
    ... or with another med. How big was the dose??? Geodon is also known to permantely screw up your heart contraction ... damage. This wont go away even if you stop the drug. Geodon is supposed to be a very dangerous med....
    ... night, and that seems to do the trick... Yea I knew Geodon does that too, which is even more alarming, considering ... on Prozac, Ritalin/Concerta/Strattera, Ziprexa, and Geodon all at once, and at astronomic dosage levels... Its...
    ... sure about that and that is why my doctor prescribed Geodon for me, so I can go up on geodon and down off seroquel ... . The geodon was okay except for a feeling of muscle weakness that...
    ... Geodon has been PROVEN to cause heart damage. Such as increase ... Also, irregular heart beats. Also I read that geodon can cause Cataracts!!!!!!!! Dont mess with geodon...
    ... want to cocktail him again. the dr has put him on Geodon . I have read alot about the drug. His dr was a pediatrici...

  38. Alien inhabiting my body
    ... 750 mg/day Seroquel for the last year or so; started Geodon last week. Also 60mg/day Celexa for depression. ...

  39. Taking meds versus not taking meds
    ... Trazedone, Elavil, Depakote, Respirdol (respiridone), Geodon , Ambien, and finally Clozaril. He is definitely worse...

  40. MD prescribed Seroquel but I am not schizophrenic?
    ... that you described. i've never taken it, but do take geodon , which i think is similar. i have weird dreams too...

  41. geodon
    ... geodon will make you very sick if you miss it for two days...
    ... I was on geodon , and didn't get sick when I missed a dose occasionally ... hard time getting to sleep. I discontinued taking geodon because it caused me to lose a lot of hair, but the...
    ... I've been on Geodon for about 4 years along with Zoloft. I've noticed ... that I HAVE to take my Geodon at the right time (8 pm) or I can't sleep. If I've...

  42. Caution, Before you take abilify
    ... drug, and others think it is great. My son tried Geodon , but the morning dose made him sleep and the evening...

  43. Abilify (Aripiprazole)
    ... Hi all, Two months ago, I switched my meds from geodon and lamictal to abilify. I am a bit anxious that some ... lack of motivation have returned after getting off geodon and lamictal, which both have mood-buffering qualities ... . I liked the geodon /lamictal combo especially because neither cause any ... this week, and am going to suggest going back on the geodon and lamictal, in combo with the Abilify. Hope this...
    ... my head. They tried to switch me from abilify to geodon in one day, and I had the worst acid trip in the world...

Self-injury Recovery board

  1. self injuring since i was 7
    ... panic attacks. However, i am not on my antipsychotic, Geodon , anymore because i refuse to be (for many reasons...

  2. is self-injury cutting? am I on the right board?
    ... speaking againand my pdoc changed me from seroquel to geodon . My Groandmother said when ever I'm alone and I am...

Hair Loss / Alopecia board

  1. Hair Loss & Topamax
    ... experienced quite a bit of hair loss while taking Geodon ; one day I was brushing my hair & a clump came out ... the puzzle with what meds to take because after the Geodon incident, I am paranoid of all drugs's side effects ... thing I'm afraid of is weight gain. While taking the Geodon , I lost about 35 pounds, which was GREAT and actually...
    ... regrowth? My 'reg' dr had suggested it while I was on Geodon but I thought he was being insensitive to my hair...

Family & Friends of the Mentally Ill board

  1. How can I help the one I love?
    ... a lot better. The medicine my wife takes is called Geodon (120mg at night and Stablon 75mg through out the day ... have TOO MANY Dopamine receptors. D2/D3 receptors. Geodon shuts these receptors off, which is extremely painful...
    ... a lot better. The medicine my wife takes is called Geodon (120mg at night and Stablon 75mg through out the day ... have TOO MANY Dopamine receptors. D2/D3 receptors. Geodon shuts these receptors off, which is extremely painful...

  2. Is it possible that my bf is bipolar or something else?
    ... cycler. If he went to a psychiatrist and got put on Geodon and lamictal or maybe seroquel... in a matter of days...

  3. leomia are you here?
    ... irrtability and anger such as Ripserdal, Seroquel, Geodon ....perhaps your hubby or you could suggest that your...

  4. Now trying Lithium--Help??
    ... stay in MA forever way too cold! I know he is on Geodon not sure what else, but there are 2 more pills. As...
    ... helps me to get some insight into my daughter. Geodon was mentioned as a possibility for her, as was Depakote...
    ... only cool if you can be stable. My brother is on Geodon , and he likes it. Depakote is a really much better...

  5. Our Bipolar Kids ~ Finding the Light--Take 2
    ... Bipolar II, rapid-cycler. At that point, I was put on Geodon for sleep and Gabitril as a mood stabiliser. This...

  6. 13 year old bi-polar daughter
    ... tomorrow what happens. She is currently of Lithium Geodon and Lamictal. Anyway, just needed to vent and also...
    ... the ekg was a standard procedure when they start the geodon . that's how we found it. Sierra won't tell me that ... with and dealt with so much with Sierra Lithium Geodon and wellbutrin can also cause Long QT syndrome, a...
    ... are lowering her lamictal some and increasing the geodon . The pediatric cardiologist was vague but her bp...

  7. Bipolar Spouse, need help
    ... currently taking the following, Lithium 600mg a day, Geodon 80mg a day and effexor 150mg and just started lamactil...

  8. Possible Trigger About My Son
    ... really well for me. I have tried Clozaril, Abilify, Geodon , Risperdal, Depakote, Seroquel, Lithium, Eskalith...

  9. Schizophrenia can be cured...
    ... and then he started to get worse again and we tried Geodon , (which made him worse), Seroquel, zyprexa and Abilify...

  10. Help, don't know what to do
    ... available. you should be on meds, possibly abilify or geodon to quiet the voices a bit. best of luck miss cas...

  11. Husband in the hospital...Need to "talk"
    ... Later he called me and the doctor had put him on Geodon and took him off Lexapro. He said he was going to ... doesn't take that anymore and he's upset that the Geodon made him do it too. I told him just to wait a few...
    ... gets to come home tomorrow. Doc took him off of the geodon , said 1 in 200 people have the bed wetting problem...

  12. what kind of szhizo is this? worried and confused
    ... tolerate the side-effects of zyprexa she can still try Geodon , Seroquel, Abilify, Respirdal, and Clozaril. take...

  13. HELP NEED to understand Schizophrenia my dad has it, family not telling me nothing
    ... day for the last 3 years. I finally just went off geodon and onto ablify. Now I am awake when I am suppose...

  14. Need help with wife?
    ... citalopram hydrobromide) Clozapine Effexor (venlafaxine) Geodon (ziprasidone) had problem with vision :) ...

  15. Help for my brother
    ... using any drugs at all or drinking. I was put on geodon 80mg am and 80mg pm. It kept me ok for 4 years symptom...

Teen Health board

  1. so paranoid ...breaking even more
    ... delusions" is an antipsychotic. I am on a low dose of Geodon right now, but it's almost making me even more paranoid...


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