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ziprasidone

 [zĭ-pra´sĭ-dōn]
an antipsychotic used in the treatment of schizophrenia, administered orally as the hydrochloride salt.

ziprasidone

/zi·pra·si·done/ (zĭ-pra´sĭ-dōn) an antipsychotic used as the hydrochloride salt in the treatment of schizophrenia.

ziprasidone

(zĭ-prăs′ĭ-dōn′)
n.
An oral antipsychotic drug, C21H21ClN4OS, that acts as an antagonist of multiple neurotransmitters including serotonin and norepinephrine and is used in the form of its hydrochloride or mesylate salt to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

ziprasidone

[zipra′sidōn]
an antipsychotic medication used in the treatment of schizophrenia, administered orally as the hydrochloride salt.

ziprasidone

See Zeldox.
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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.
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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.
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