Ziprasidone: a novel psychotropic with unique properties.

  title={Ziprasidone: a novel psychotropic with unique properties.},
  author={Christos A Ballas and Calvin Yang and John P O'reardon and Paul A Ballas and Claudia F Baldassano},
  journal={Expert review of neurotherapeutics},
  volume={4 2},
Ziprasidone (Geodon) is a relatively new atypical antipsychotic medication with a unique pharmacological profile. It is indicated for the treatment of schizophrenia, but has also often been used off-label for other uses. This review summarizes its important properties, specifically the pharmacodynamic parameters, receptor-binding profile and relevance to clinical outcomes, side effects, and potential for drug-drug interactions and established clinical indications. Novel therapeutic applications… CONTINUE READING

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