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Review: could Olanzapine cause Muscle twitching?

Summary: Muscle twitching is found among people who take Olanzapine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lorazepam, and have Schizophrenia.

We study 11,949 people who have side effects while taking Olanzapine from FDA and social media. Among them, 33 have Muscle twitching. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle twitching and more.

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Olanzapine

Olanzapine (latest outcomes from 12,155 users) has active ingredients of olanzapine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Muscle twitching

Muscle twitching (latest reports from 62,255 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.

On Oct, 29, 2014: 11,949 people reported to have side effects when taking Olanzapine. Among them, 33 people (0.28%) have Muscle Twitching.

Trend of Muscle twitching in Olanzapine reports

Time on Olanzapine when people have Muscle twitching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle twitching50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Muscle twitching61.76%38.24%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle twitching0.00%0.00%3.12%21.88%3.12%31.25%0.00%40.62%

Severity of Muscle twitching when taking Olanzapine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle twitching100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle twitching ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Schizophrenia (7 people, 21.21%)
  2. Hypothyroidism (5 people, 15.15%)
  3. Asthma (5 people, 15.15%)
  4. Oesophagitis (5 people, 15.15%)
  5. Cataplexy (4 people, 12.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lorazepam (11 people, 33.33%)
  2. Clonazepam (6 people, 18.18%)
  3. Clozapine (6 people, 18.18%)
  4. Vagifem (5 people, 15.15%)
  5. Diflucan (5 people, 15.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Can my eye twitch be because of lexapro?
    (Asked by a 27 year old woman who has Eyelid Twitch, Muscle Twitching, Twitch - Eyelid, and takes Clonazepam, Lexapro)
    So I have had symptoms of anxiety and depression due to a lot of stressors and disasters that happened in my life over the past two years. As my anxiety got worse after a breast biopsy, I started freaking out and thinking I may have MS because my sister has MS. So I went to my GP and she decided my ...

  • Can anyone tell me what is going on with my teeth?they are decaying and cracking at warp speed?i've been taking zyprexa,solian,cymbalta....
    (Asked by a 31 year old woman who has Tooth Loss, and takes Zyprexa )
    I live in Eastern Europe,and the level of psychiatric treatmeant is low.They proscribe a drug for everything.

  • Has anybody had multi lobar pneumonia from reaction to methotrexate?
    (Asked by a 57 year old woman who has Migraine Without Aura, Anxiety And Stress, Major Depression With Psychotic Features, Bilateral Multilobar Pneumonia, Ankylosing Spondylitis, and takes Zyprexa, Methotrexate)
    Bilateral multilobar pneumonia - rheumatologist considers it was caused by a reaction to methotrexate I was taking for ankylosing spondylitis and I was lucky to survive. Anyone have this and later shown to have scarring of the lungs?

  • Is there a link between zyprexa and prostate cancer
    (Asked by a 60 year old man who has Schizophrenia, High Blood Pressure, Depression, Enlarged Prostate, Weight Gain - Unintentional, and takes Fluvoxamine Maleate, Zyprexa Zydis, Micardis)
    Can Zyprexa have caused my Prostate Cancer? Can it be reversed or slowed by stopping Zyprexa?

  • I am taking olanzapine,imipramine and paramipexol to control movements hd are they compatible? gloria candia email psucaf@hotmail.
    (Asked by a 69 year old woman who has HD Chorea Movements, and takes Pramipexole Dihydrochloride, Imipramine Hydrochloride, Olanzapine)
    Trying to mitigate chorea movements in HD. Taking olanzapine 5mg/day, imipramite 25mg/day, pramipexol 0.50mg/day ,and biperid clorhydrate 2mg/day. Are these drugs compatible with each other. Paramipexol is more indicated for Parekinson Would it not be counterindicated for HD movements?

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