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... Sorry Jenny. I wasn't thinking clearly when I wrote my post. You can do an Internet search for "Geodon + side effects." Hope that helps. (18 replies)
... I was more interested in finding out about Geodone; I know about Perphenazine. (18 replies)
... Experiences with this med differ from person to person. I've taken Geodon while IP in 2006 for my voices, delusions and paranoia. It worked great at that time. A few months ago I was put on Geodon once again since the Risperdal I take was not addressing my symptoms. It worked fine for a few weeks, but then lost its' efficacy. I'm now back on Risperdal along with... (18 replies)

... what do people say about geodone (18 replies)
... I just went on Geodone about a week ago. ... (1 replies)
... I had a therapist since 1994 and she had me go see a Pschyiatrist because she felt I had depression. It's been so long since I saw my Pshyciatrist and don't ever remember him giving me a diagnosis or filling out any questionaires. I just took meds he gave me. I'm 38 so I didn't have a computer until 2001 or so, and thats when I started looking up info on the meds i was... (7 replies)
... I do think there is a correlation. My acne got really really bad when I switched to lythium and I went to a dermatologist and got on an antibiotic which helped me (vs birth control) Didn't cure it, but helped it be less severe. I know you want to be on lythium (vs other meds that is), and DONT do anything that would put your stability in serious danger (i.e. going off it... (2 replies)
... I have had Bipolar for 20+ years, :( tried many anti-psychotics in addition to antidepressants, none have been successful until now. my psyc prescribed Seroquel 3 months ago and it's working but I am having rapid weight gain. My body is changing shape in places it never has in the past. I know weight gain is a frequent side effect of all the meds I take but this is out of... (9 replies)
... I'm on 2000mg a day for BP2 for about 8yrs now and I take so many other meds so it makes side effects hard to figure on whitch meds i causeing what. i also take Geodone 80mg. ... (2 replies)
... I'm bipolar and want to get pregnant too. I looked up some things on the web and it looks like some medications are safe for pregnancy. From what you are going through, I think you should see a psychiatrist immediately. He or she can put you on something that will help. I'm thinking of asking my doctor about trying lithium or haldol for me to get used to before I get... (6 replies)
... For example geodone can be given for many different reasons like when i was taking it, i was taking it so i wouldnt be a zombie and it helped me kinda.... ... (4 replies)
... You can do an Internet search for "Perphenazine + side effects." (18 replies)
... Moskies, I don't sleep either, only about 2.5 to 3 hrs. per night, my pdoc just put me on a Klonopin/Trazadone combo and that is working pretty well, it's getting me a good 4 hrs. per night. kat (18 replies)
... thanks for the feedback; it has been suggested to me as a replacement for perphenazine. I have not found much when I googled it; where can I find out more about the muscular problems? (18 replies)
... Hi Kat, Thanks for the heads up. I've been on Seroquel for about nine months. I'm regularly monitored for blood sugar and cholesterol levels. Plus I weigh myself daily because I tend to gain weight on this med. which is why I would have preferred to have stayed on the Geodon. Oh well, I know we all react differently to different medications. It's such a chemical... (18 replies)
... In my personal experience Geodon was awful. Made me paranoid and anxious 24/7. But anti-psychotics arent made for my brain makeup, so don't listen to me. Just answering:P (18 replies)
... Moskies, How long have you been on Seroquel? I had to stop taking it because I had the neuromuscular problems with it, that and it also doubled my cholestarol. kat (18 replies)
... No problem M. Thank you for posting your original message. (18 replies)
... Sorry about the trouble with my replies. I'm new at this. I took Geodon for a long while and really liked it. I didn't gain weight and it helped with sleep. I did end up with some of the muscular difficulties that you can read about when you Google it. They were severe enough that I had to stop it and switch to Seroquel. Hope this is helpful. M Bipolar, rapid-cycling (some... (18 replies)
... Abilify has really helped me alot, my pdoc tagged it on along with my Lamictal and it's worked very well. (18 replies)


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