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Nonsuicide mortality similar for two second-generation antipsychotics

KEY POINT

According to ZODIAC (Ziprasidone Observational Study of Cardiac Outcomes), the risk of nonsuicide mortality for ziprasidone (Geodon—Pfizer) and for olanzapine (Zyprexa—Eli Lilly) were similar despite ziprasidone’s ability to prolong the QTc interval.