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Brand name: Zeldox TM

Active ingredients: ziprasidone

What it is used for

Zeldox (ziprasidone) is indicated for: (i) the treatment of schizophrenia, related psychoses, prevention of relapse and for maintenance of clinical improvement during continuation therapy; and (ii) as monotherapy for the short term treatment of acute manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 4 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

No.2 blue cap/white body capsule marked "Pfizer" and "ZDX 80"

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on November 1, 2018. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

Over 65?

This medicine contains the active ingredients:

If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient ziprasidone

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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