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Condition: Bipolar I Disorder with Most Recent Episode Mixed
6/8/2011 2:58:58 PM

Reviewer: Polar, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Had a horrible side effect of severe pain in both legs as if I had been running in a Marathon non-stop for days! I could not sit, stand or lay down without the pain/ muscles cramping. I almost took myself to the ER. I also had some bladder pain and a small amount of blood spotting in my urine. This really scared me because I had just had bladder surgery 5 months ago! I had to ween myself off and n ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar I Disorder with Most Recent Episode Mixed
5/30/2011 7:20:26 PM

Reviewer: semplechange@juno.com, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Bipolar I Disorder with Most Recent Episode Mixed
3/2/2011 3:52:57 AM

Reviewer: Karen, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Ok, so I started taking this medication when I was barely diagnosed with bipolar NOS. The first few days I was sleeping non stop. When I started getting used to the effects it wouldnt put me to sleep so much. But then I could not get up in the morning to go to school, or function. I tried getting off it once cold turkey and I almost went completely insane: extreme anxiety, couldnt stop hysterical ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar I Disorder with Most Recent Episode Mixed
2/18/2011 7:16:06 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
ive been taking this medicen for a while now, i feel better but my hands have been shaking and im gaing weight .this a k medicen for some people

Condition: Bipolar I Disorder with Most Recent Episode Mixed
2/6/2011 1:19:35 PM

Reviewer: Susan, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been taking 60 mg. twice a day for over a year now. I love the medication for what it is doing for my bipolar disorder. I've never been so constant in my mooods before. I feel great. I do suffer from some side effects like shaking hands and sore arms. But, the side effects are nothing compared to being in my manic or depressive states. I love the overall outcome of Geodon. I' ... Show Full Comment

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