Review: Muscle twitching in Olanzapine
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 15, 2013)
Severity ratings: 1.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Muscle twitching by studying 11,324 people who take Olanzapine. We analyze: the time on Olanzapine when people have Muscle twitching, gender and age of these people, the severity of Muscle twitching, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Olanzapine. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Olanzapine (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of olanzapine. It is used in bipolar disorder, depression, bipolar i disorder, schizophrenia, psychosis. Commonly reported side effects of Olanzapine include completed suicide, agitation, agitation aggravated, drowsiness, weight increased.
Muscle twitching has been reported by people with depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.
On Nov, 15, 2013: 11,324 people reported to have side effects when taking Olanzapine. Among them, 31 people (0.27%) have Muscle Twitching.
Time on Olanzapine when people have Muscle twitching * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle twitching||50.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Muscle twitching when taking Olanzapine * :
|Muscle twitching||59.38%||40.62% |
Age of people who have Muscle twitching when taking Olanzapine * :
|Muscle twitching||0.00%||0.00%||3.33%||23.33%||3.33%||33.33%||0.00%||36.67% |
Severity of Muscle twitching when taking Olanzapine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle twitching||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle twitching ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Schizophrenia (7 people, 22.58%)
- Hypothyroidism (5 people, 16.13%)
- Asthma (5 people, 16.13%)
- Oesophagitis (5 people, 16.13%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (4 people, 12.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lorazepam (11 people, 35.48%)
- Clozapine (6 people, 19.35%)
- Clonazepam (6 people, 19.35%)
- Prednisolone (5 people, 16.13%)
- Nexium (5 people, 16.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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