What is Zipsydon (Ziprasidone) used for?
Zipsydon (Ziprasidone) is an oral antipsychotic used to treat patients suffering from schizophrenia. The medication operates by restoring the balance of certain chemicals in the brain to reduce symptoms associated with this condition such as hallucinations, irritability, or delusions. These effects may also make it useful for preventing manic episodes caused by bipolar disorder. Your physician may prescribe it for other unlisted purposes, as well.
How should I use Zipsydon (Ziprasidone)?
Zipsydon (Ziprasidone) should always be used according to your physician's instructions to ensure the safest and most effective results. One tablet is typically taken two times each day, but your individual dosage and application frequency will depend on the condition being treated, your current health, and the severity of your symptoms. They should be swallowed with a full glass of water along with a meal to prevent stomach discomfort. Never crush or split the tablets prior to use as this may destroy or change the effects of their contents. Ask your physician any questions you have about the medicine to ensure their correct administration.
What are the side effects of Zipsydon (Ziprasidone)?
Side effects associated with the use of Zipsydon (Ziprasidone) include:
Serious side effects that may require immediate medical assistance are confusion, stiff muscles, irritability, faintness, sores appearing in or around the mouth, tremors, increased thirst or urination, or a painful erection lasting longer than four hours. Contact your physician as soon as you experience any unusual symptoms that are intense or worrying to make sure the correct adjustments are made to your dosage or application frequency to prevent further complications.
Do not use Zipsydon (Ziprasidone) if you have uncontrolled heart failure, a recent heart attack, a history of Long QT syndrome, or if you are taking other medications that may cause heart rhythm disorders. Also inform your physician if you have a history of strokes, low potassium or magnesium levels, a history of breast cancer, diabetes, difficulty swallowing, a bone marrow disorder, a blood disorder, epilepsy, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's, liver disease, or kidney disease. These conditions may cause unexpected problems requiring adjustments to your regimen to prevent further problems from occurring.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Zipsydon (Ziprasidone). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.