Olanzapine and Muscle twitching - from FDA reports


Summary

Muscle twitching is found among people who take Olanzapine, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lorazepam, and have Schizophrenia. This review analyzes which people have Muscle twitching with Olanzapine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 21,413 people who have side effects when taking Olanzapine from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 12, 2017

21,413 people reported to have side effects when taking Olanzapine.
Among them, 56 people (0.26%) have Muscle Twitching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Olanzapine cause Muscle twitching?

Time on Olanzapine when people have Muscle Twitching *:

  • < 1 month: 40 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 40 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Twitching when taking Olanzapine *:

  • female: 46.3 %
  • male: 53.7 %

Age of people who have Muscle Twitching when taking Olanzapine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.17 %
  • 20-29: 20.83 %
  • 30-39: 14.58 %
  • 40-49: 18.75 %
  • 50-59: 12.5 %
  • 60+: 29.17 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Schizophrenia (17 people, 30.36%)
  • Hypothyroidism (7 people, 12.50%)
  • Oesophagitis (5 people, 8.93%)
  • Delusion (5 people, 8.93%)
  • Asthma (5 people, 8.93%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lorazepam (10 people, 17.86%)
  • Clozapine (7 people, 12.50%)
  • Clonazepam (6 people, 10.71%)
  • Vagifem (5 people, 8.93%)
  • Symbicort (5 people, 8.93%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Tremor (11 people, 19.64%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (10 people, 17.86%)
  • Heart Rate Increased (10 people, 17.86%)
  • Drowsiness (10 people, 17.86%)
  • Dyskinesia (9 people, 16.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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