All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Geodon:
Anxiety; constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; feeling unusually tired or sleepy; headache; increased cough or runny nose; loss of appetite; nausea; pain at the injection site; restlessness; upset stomach; vomiting; weakness; weight gain.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Geodon:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; unusual hoarseness); abnormal thoughts; change in amount of urine produced; confusion; decreased sexual ability; difficulty speaking or swallowing; enlarged breasts; fainting; fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; fever, chills, or persistent sore throat; inability to move; missed menstrual period; muscle rigidity; muscle spasms or twitching; nipple discharge; pounding in the chest; prolonged or painful erection; seizures; shortness of breath; suicidal thoughts or attempts; sweating; symptoms of high blood sugar (increased thirst, increased urination, confusion, flushing, rapid breathing, or fruity breath odor); tremor; uncontrolled movements (eg, arm or leg movements, twitching of the face or tongue, jerking or twisting); unusual mood or mental changes; vision changes.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.
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