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GEODON®(ziprasidone HCl)

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GEODON® Quick Finder

HIGHLIGHTS OF PRESCRIBING INFORMATION

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WARNING: INCREASED MORTALITY IN ELDERLY PATIENTS WITH DEMENTIA-RELATED PSYCHOSIS

Elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis treated with antipsychotic drugs are at an increased risk of death....

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1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE

GEODON is indicated for the treatment of schizophrenia, as monotherapy for the acute treatment of bipolar manic or mixed episodes, and as an adjunct to lithium or valproate for the maintenance...

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2 DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

2.1 Administration Information for GEODON Capsules

Administer GEODON capsules orally...

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3 DOSAGE FORMS AND STRENGTHS

GEODON capsules are differentiated by capsule color/size and are imprinted in black ink with "Pfizer and ZDX [dosage strength]" or "Pfizer" and a unique number. GEODON capsules are supplied for...

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4 CONTRAINDICATIONS

4.1 QT Prolongation

Because of ziprasidone's dose-related prolongation of the QT interval and the known association of fatal arrhythmias with QT...

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5 WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS

5.1 Increased Mortality in Elderly Patients With Dementia-Related Psychosis

Elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis treated with...

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6 ADVERSE REACTIONS

6.1 Clinical Trials Experience

Because clinical trials are conducted under widely varying conditions, adverse reaction rates observed in the...

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7 DRUG INTERACTIONS

Drug-drug interactions can be pharmacodynamic (combined pharmacologic effects) or pharmacokinetic (alteration of plasma levels). The risks of using ziprasidone in combination with other drugs have been...

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8 USE IN SPECIFIC POPULATIONS

8.1 Pregnancy

Pregnancy Exposure Registry

There is...

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9 DRUG ABUSE AND DEPENDENCE

9.3 Dependence

Ziprasidone has not been systematically studied, in animals or humans, for its potential for abuse, tolerance, or physical...

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10 OVERDOSAGE

10.1 Human Experience

In premarketing trials involving more than 5400 patients and/or normal subjects, accidental or intentional overdosage of oral...

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11 DESCRIPTION

GEODON is an atypical antipsychotic available as capsules (ziprasidone hydrochloride) for oral administration and as an injection (ziprasidone mesylate) for intramuscular use only. Ziprasidone is a...

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12 CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

12.1 Mechanism of Action

The mechanism of action of ziprasidone in the treatment of the listed indications could be mediated through a...

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13 NONCLINICAL TOXICOLOGY

13.1 Carcinogenesis, Mutagenesis, Impairment of Fertility

Carcinogenesis...

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14 CLINICAL STUDIES

14.1 Schizophrenia

The efficacy of oral ziprasidone in the treatment of schizophrenia was evaluated in 5 placebo-controlled studies, 4 short-term...

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16 HOW SUPPLIED/STORAGE AND HANDLING

GEODON capsules are differentiated by capsule color/size and are imprinted in black ink with "Pfizer and ZDX [dosage strength]" or with "Pfizer" and a unique number. GEODON capsules are...

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17 PATIENT COUNSELING INFORMATION

Advise the patient to read the FDA-approved patient labeling (Patient Information).

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PATIENT SUMMARY OF INFORMATION ABOUT
GEODON® Capsules
(ziprasidone)

Information for patients taking GEODON or their caregivers

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This product's labeling may have been updated. For the most recent prescribing information, please visit www.pfizer.com.

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