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ziprasidone

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

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

See Zeldox.
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* Overall, 566 patients developed delirium and were randomized in a double-blind fashion to receive IV haloperidol, ziprasidone, or placebo.
Researchers found no significant difference in duration of delirium or coma among those participants on haloperidol or ziprasidone compared to a placebo.
Aripiprazole, ziprasidone, and risperidone during pregnancy was not associated with an increased risk of gestational diabetes.
In the present study, pimozide has been selected against ziprasidone.
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.
Therefore the aim of this study was to establish in vitro the action of ziprasidone (SGA) on lipid peroxidation in human plasma measured by the level of TBARS and determine the effect of polyphenols derived from berries of Aronia melanocarpa (Aronox) on this process.
The least hypotensive effects are reported with ziprasidone. Atypical antipsychotic drugs in combination with cardiovascular medications such as methyldopa, diuretics, adrenergic blockers, calcium antagonists, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, angiotensin-II receptor blockers, nitrates, and others may aggravate the hypotensive effects.
In addition, with a sample of only 12 infants exposed to multiple atypical antipsychotics (aripiprazole, olanza-pine, quetiapine, risperidone, or ziprasidone), 9 exposed to the typical antipsychotic haloperidol, and 1 exposed to both haloperidol and ziprasidone, the results are not conclusive and must be interpreted cautiously.
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Ziprasidone is a new atypical antipsychotic drug approved for use in the United States in 2001 and in Mainland China in 2007.