Review: could Olanzapine cause Marijuana abuse (Drug abuse)?
Summary: Marijuana abuse is found among people who take Olanzapine, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Quetiapine, and have Schizophrenia.
We study 11,962 people who have side effects while taking Olanzapine from FDA and social media. Among them, 62 have Marijuana abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Marijuana abuse and more.
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Olanzapine has active ingredients of olanzapine. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 12,164 Olanzapine users)
Marijuana abuse has been reported by people with drug abuse and dependence, pain, depression, back pain, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 10,559 Marijuana abuse patients)
On Feb, 28, 2015: 11,962 people reported to have side effects when taking Olanzapine. Among them, 62 people (0.52%) have Marijuana Abuse.
Time on Olanzapine when people have Marijuana abuse * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Marijuana abuse||64.29%||21.43%||0.00%||0.00%||14.29%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Marijuana abuse when taking Olanzapine * :
|Marijuana abuse||40.26%||59.74% |
Age of people who have Marijuana abuse when taking Olanzapine * :
|Marijuana abuse||0.00%||0.00%||11.27%||15.49%||45.07%||16.90%||2.82%||8.45% |
Severity of Marijuana abuse when taking Olanzapine ** :
How people recovered from Marijuana abuse ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Schizophrenia (16 people, 25.81%)
- Bipolar disorder (9 people, 14.52%)
- Mania (9 people, 14.52%)
- Tremor (8 people, 12.90%)
- Ill-defined disorder (7 people, 11.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Quetiapine (13 people, 20.97%)
- Risperdal (9 people, 14.52%)
- Propranolol (8 people, 12.90%)
- Lithium (8 people, 12.90%)
- Unspecified psychiatric medication (7 people, 11.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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