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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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After the necessary psychiatric assessment, the first-line therapies are intramuscular injection antipsychotic agents, such as ziprasidone or haloperidol, or oral atypical antipsychotics combined with a benzodiazepine.
PD patients with diabetes, obesity, or dyslipidemia as comorbidities should not be prescribed clozapine and olanzapine, while clozapine, ziprasidone, and FGAs, as well as pimavanserin, should be avoided in patients with heart failure and QTc prolongation [74].
11, saying that it had reviewed six worldwide cases of the condition, known as Drug Reaction With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms (DRESS), that were associated with ziprasidone use.
Pharmaceutical company Dr Reddy's Laboratories (NYSE:RDY) revealed on Friday that it introduced Ziprasidone Hydrochloride Capsules in the US market on 2 March 2012.
Among the 36 patients receiving ziprasidone treatment, 7 dropped out for various reasons, leaving the remaining 29 patients in the final analysis.
Asenapine is a serotonin and dopamine (5HT/D2) antagonist like other available agents in the second-generation antipsychotic class, such as clozapine, risperidone (Risperdal), olanzapine (Zyprexa), quetiapine (Seroquel), ziprasidone, and paliperidone (Invega).
According to recent reviews, the risk of diabetes is highest for clozapine and olanzapine, followed by quetiapine and risperidone, and lowest for those receiving ziprasidone treatment (2,5).
4) Risperidone and quetiapine were put into an intermediate risk category for weight gain, while aripiprazole and ziprasidone were, at the time, too new to categorize.
Participants randomly received the old drug--perphenazine--or one of the new ones--olanzapine, quetiapine, risperidone, and ziprasidone.
Conventional antipsychotics, used for half a century to treat a range of major psychiatric conditions, are increasingly being replaced in clinical practice by so-called 'atypical' antipsychotics, which include clozapine, risperidone, olanzapine, quetiapine, ziprasidone and aripiprazole.
said such wording could take the same approach as language in a section of the label for the atypical antipsychotic ziprasidone (Geodon).
Reddy's Laboratories (NYSE: RDY) announced today that it has launched Ziprasidone Hydrochloride Capsules, a bioequivalent generic version of Geodon([R]) in the US market on March 2, 2012 following the approval by the United States Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) of Dr.