Quoted from http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/12/11/us-pfizer-fda-antipsychotic-idUSKBN0JP1Q620141211
FDA warns Pfizer's antipsychotic could cause fatal skin reaction
(Reuters) - Pfizer Inc's antipsychotic Geodon and generic versions of the drug can trigger a potentially fatal skin reaction, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned on Thursday.
A new warning has been added to the drug's label to describe the condition - known as Drug Reaction with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms (DRESS) - which may start as a rash and spread all over.
Other symptoms include fever, swollen lymph nodes and organ inflammation.
Geodon, known generically as ziprasidone, is used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar I disorder by reducing hallucinations, delusions and other psychotic symptoms.