FDA Finds Antipsychotic Drug Associated with Rare but Potentially Fatal Skin Reactions

Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a safety announcement and mandated a new warning label after it found evidence that the antipsychotic drug Geodon – also known as ziprasidone and manufactured by Pfizer –can cause a potentially fatal skin reaction. The serious side effect may affect up to 2.5 million Americans who were prescribed the popular drug.