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Condition: Bipolar I Disorder with Most Recent Episode Mixed
11/25/2007 1:50:26 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This drug worked for me in the first 2wks I took it. It changed my life and made my family more at ease. My moods are predictable and not at all violent, spend happy, or depressed. I've been on it for 2yrs and it continues to work.

Condition: Bipolar I Disorder with Most Recent Episode Mixed
11/20/2007 3:08:14 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I just started taking this drug 6 days ago and I have a few questions hoping that someone has an answer for me. In the morning a few hours after I take my pill I am very sleepy But when I take my second pill at nite it seems to wake me up Is there anyone else that has had this problem??? Please help I can tell that it is working for some of the stuff but making other parts worse!!

Condition: Bipolar I Disorder with Most Recent Episode Mixed
11/18/2007 10:17:44 AM

Reviewer: Kitsune, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
The only thing I don't like about this drug is that it makes me very drowsy in the afternoon. I also missed a period altogether. I take it with Lexapro, and the combination works for me, though with the weight gain that Lexapro causes, I'd like to try something else.

Condition: Bipolar I Disorder with Most Recent Episode Mixed
11/2/2007 4:55:26 PM

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Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Lamictal, Cymbalta and Geodon. Excellent combination. Thank Goodness I am off the Risperdal. That was making me gain weight immensely. The only side effect I had from Geodon is mild sleepiness and for some reason I have this taste in my mouth like I swallowed aspartame or something sweet like it. Other than that I lost 8 lbs and I am in control of the anger/mood swings. I highly recommend Geodo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar I Disorder with Most Recent Episode Mixed
10/29/2007 11:24:29 AM

Reviewer: Anne136, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on Geodon for five years along with Depakote for Bipolar 1. It really stabilizes me without the weight gain I experienced on Zyprexa. I have no side effects other than a little sleepiness either from the Geodon or the Depakote or both which is easily remedied by drinking a couple cups of coffee. This has been a wonder drug for me. I highly recommend giving it a chance.

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