Ziprasidone

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Scientific Name: Ziprasidone
Brand Name: Geodon, Zeldox
Company Owner: Pfizer inc
Mechanism Of Action The effects of ziprasidone are differentiated from other antispychotics based on its preference and affinity for certain receptors. Ziprasidone binds to serotonin-2A (5-HT2A) and dopamine D2 receptors in a similar fashion to other atypical antipsychotics; however, one key difference is that ziprasidone has a higher 5-HT2A/D2 receptor affinity ratio when compared to other antipsychotics such as olanzapine, quetiapine, risperidone, and aripiprazole.
Description of the Drug: Ziprasidone is an atypical antipsychotic used to manage schizophrenia, bipolar mania, and agitation in patients with schizophrenia.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00246