Antipsychotic Drug by Pfizer May Cause Life-Threatening Skin Condition

December 13, 2014 1:48 PM

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An antipsychotic drug called ziprasidone (manufactured by Pfizer), sold as Geodon and as a generic can lead to a serious and life-threatening skin condition, the FDA claims.

DRESS usually starts with the development of rashes on the body, and soon after, it causes inflammation of lymph nodes and internal organs including the liver, lungs, heart, kidney, or pancreas. The condition is also marked by high cosinophil counts in the blood as the name implies. Any three of th...

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