Review: taking Zyprexa and Xanax together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Zyprexa and Xanax together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Zyprexa and Xanax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,230 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Zyprexa

Zyprexa has active ingredients of olanzapine. It is often used in schizophrenia. (latest outcomes from Zyprexa 43,465 users)

Xanax

Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Xanax 58,024 users)

On Jul, 26, 2016

2,230 people who take Zyprexa, Xanax are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Zyprexa and Xanax drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Zyprexa:
  • < 1 month: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.0% - (1 of 9 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Xanax:
  • < 1 month: 12.0% - (1 of 8 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (4 of 8 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.0% - (1 of 11 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 83.0% - (5 of 6 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Zyprexa:
  • female: 21.0% - (4 of 19 people)
  • male: 17.0% - (3 of 17 people)
Xanax:
  • female: 41.0% - (10 of 24 people)
  • male: 27.0% - (5 of 18 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Zyprexa:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 33.0% - (3 of 9 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 11.0% - (2 of 17 people)
  • 50-59: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Xanax:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 55.0% - (5 of 9 people)
  • 30-39: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 40-49: 16.0% - (3 of 18 people)
  • 50-59: 37.0% - (3 of 8 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • fall
  • agitation
  • weight increased
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • blood glucose increased
  • depression
  • mental status changes
  • overdose
  • pyrexia
1 - 6 months:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • suicidal ideation
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • convulsion
  • diabetes mellitus
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • suicide attempt
  • depression
  • fall
  • overdose
6 - 12 months:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • weight increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • depression
  • hypertension
  • urinary incontinence
  • confusional state
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • hepatic steatosis
  • malaise
1 - 2 years:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • obesity
  • weight increased
  • nausea
  • hyperglycaemia
  • confusional state
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
  • blood triglycerides increased
2 - 5 years:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • weight increased
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • chest pain
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • pancreatitis
  • obesity
  • dizziness
5 - 10 years:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • weight increased
  • obesity
  • diabetic coma
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • fall
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • depression
  • hypertension
  • diabetes mellitus
10+ years:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • drug ineffective
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • drug level increased
  • dyspnoea
  • feeling abnormal
  • haemorrhage
  • weight increased
not specified:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • depression
  • weight increased
  • anxiety
  • suicidal ideation
  • insomnia
  • fall
  • chest pain
  • pancreatitis

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • weight increased
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • obesity
  • pancreatitis
  • fall
  • chest pain
  • nausea
male:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • depression
  • weight increased
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • anxiety
  • suicidal ideation
  • agitation
  • drug ineffective
  • insomnia
  • blood cholesterol increased

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • congenital hand malformation
  • death
  • maternal drugs affecting foetus
  • pancreatitis
  • balance disorder
  • bradycardia
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • convulsion
2-9:
  • angina pectoris
  • angina unstable
  • anorexia
  • blister
  • chest tightness
  • dermatitis bullous
  • drug dependence
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • dyspnoea
  • emotional distress
10-19:
  • anxiety
  • extrapyramidal disorder
  • panic attack
  • suicidal ideation
  • catatonia
  • drug ineffective
  • electroencephalogram abnormal
  • neuroleptic malignant syndrome
  • psychotic disorder
  • somnolence
20-29:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • weight increased
  • overdose
  • diabetes mellitus
  • completed suicide
  • anxiety
  • convulsion
  • hyperglycaemia
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • nausea
30-39:
  • weight increased
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • insomnia
  • obesity
  • dizziness
  • headache
40-49:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • weight increased
  • depression
  • chest pain
  • obesity
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • anxiety
  • pancreatitis
  • hyperglycaemia
50-59:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • weight increased
  • depression
  • hypertension
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • hyperglycaemia
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • chest pain
60+:
  • fall
  • depression
  • confusional state
  • agitation
  • mental status changes
  • malaise
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • pneumonia
  • asthenia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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