Olanzapine and Muscle twitching - from FDA reports
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 22,274 people who have side effects when taking Olanzapine from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Aug, 22, 2017
22,274 people reported to have side effects when taking Olanzapine.
Among them, 63 people (0.28%) have Muscle twitching
Number of reports submitted per year:
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: 49.18 %
- male: 50.82 %
Age of people who have Muscle twitching when taking Olanzapine *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 3.7 %
- 20-29: 18.52 %
- 30-39: 16.67 %
- 40-49: 18.52 %
- 50-59: 11.11 %
- 60+: 31.48 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Schizophrenia (19 people, 30.16%)
- Hypothyroidism (8 people, 12.70%)
- Oesophagitis (5 people, 7.94%)
- Delusion (5 people, 7.94%)
- Cataplexy (5 people, 7.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lorazepam (10 people, 15.87%)
- Clozapine (7 people, 11.11%)
- Clonazepam (6 people, 9.52%)
- Simvastatin (5 people, 7.94%)
- Prednisolone (5 people, 7.94%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Tremor (12 people, 19.05%)
- Heart Rate Increased (11 people, 17.46%)
- Oedema Peripheral (10 people, 15.87%)
- Dyskinesia (10 people, 15.87%)
- Drowsiness (10 people, 15.87%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I have chronic stress, anxiety and worry, Now 6 weeks off random twitching, also suffer from health anxiety. My doctor says its form my the stress and OCD, But I can not stop going online. This has made me just terrified. Just wonder if there is anyone out their like me.
yes i took olanzapine then within less than a year i got hyperthyroidism. my doctor doesn't know of which type it is. i wonder which type of hyperyhyroidism is predominent. can the same factor that caused the olanzapine taking is causing hyperthyroid ? then olanzapine and hyperthyroid ...
Hi, I am 49 years old and have taken Wellbutrin for two years. My partner says I twitch all night, though I am not aware of it and suffer no ill effects in the morning. Are these seizures? Dangerous? Thanks for any help