Wockhardt will be manufacturing the Ziprasidone
HCl API in its facility at Ankleshwar, India and the capsules of Ziprasidone
at its facility in Aurangabad, India.
treatment does not appear to contribute to these metabolic abnormalities.
Sedation is common with risperidone, olanzapine, quetiapine and ziprasidone
is indicated for the treatment of acute agitation in schizophrenic patients for whom treatment with ziprasidone
is appropriate and who need intramuscular antipsychotic medication for rapid control of agitation (3).
Hydrochloride Capsules in 20 mg, 40 mg, 60 mg and 80 mg strengths are available in 60 count bottle size.
In the study, 24% of newly diagnosed schizophrenia patients who received ziprasidone
as their initial treatment developed akathisia by 1 month after starting treatment.
Maher and her colleagues reviewed 2,066 articles published through May 2011 on the off-label use of aripiprazole, asenapine, iloperidone, olanzapine, paliperidone, quetiapine, risperidone, and ziprasidone
Women who are pregnant and are between 18 and 45 years old and are currently being treated with one or more of the following antipsychotics are eligible to enroll: aripiprazole (Abilify), clozapine (Clozaril), ziprasidone
(Geodon), paliperidone (Invega), risperidone (Risperdal), quetiapine (Seroquel), olanzapine (Zyprexa), and asenapine (Saphris).
In a 593-patients, 4-week trial leading to FDA approval, iloperidone matched ziprasidone
(Geodon) in improving symptoms, and both drugs were significantly better than placebo.
Iloperidone showed significantly greater improvement than placebo in PANSS-T(1) scores, as did ziprasidone
Initial results indicated that patients' symptoms improved about as much with the old drug, perphenazine, as with three of the new drugs--quetiapine, risperidone, and ziprasidone
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Contract awarded for Purchase of psychotropic drugs (fluphenazine decanoate, quetiapine, paliperidone, ziprasidone
, agomelatine, clobazam, memantine, carbamazepine and oxcarbazepine