noun. an uncommon antipsychotic which is utilized for the remediation of schizophrenia and of acute manic or combined episodes correlated with bipolar disorders. It might extend the Q-T interval of the cardiac cycle and ought to therefore not be administered to patients with abnormal or irregular heart rhythms or to patients who have had a heart attack recently or are taking antiarrhythmic drugs. Typical side effects are inclusive of orthostatic hypotension and sedation. United States brand name: Geodon.
ZIPRASIDONE: "The doctor has prescribed Ziprasidone to treat Alvin's symptoms."