Review: could Olanzapine cause Skin rash (Rashes)?
Summary: Skin rash is found among people who take Olanzapine, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lamotrigine, and have Schizophrenia.
We study 11,960 people who have side effects while taking Olanzapine from FDA and social media. Among them, 185 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash and more.
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Olanzapine has active ingredients of olanzapine. It is often used in bipolar i disorder. (latest outcomes from 12,161 Olanzapine users)
Skin rash (redness) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression. (latest reports from 146,454 Skin rash patients)
On Jan, 27, 2015: 11,960 people reported to have side effects when taking Olanzapine. Among them, 185 people (1.55%) have Skin Rash.
Time on Olanzapine when people have Skin rash * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Skin rash||60.00%||28.57%||5.71%||0.00%||5.71%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Skin rash when taking Olanzapine * :
|Skin rash||51.18%||48.82% |
Age of people who have Skin rash when taking Olanzapine * :
|Skin rash||0.00%||0.64%||12.10%||10.83%||15.29%||28.66%||15.92%||16.56% |
Severity of Skin rash when taking Olanzapine ** :
How people recovered from Skin rash ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Schizophrenia (47 people, 25.41%)
- Depression (26 people, 14.05%)
- Bipolar disorder (18 people, 9.73%)
- Ill-defined disorder (14 people, 7.57%)
- Hypertension (10 people, 5.41%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lamotrigine (29 people, 15.68%)
- Clozaril (27 people, 14.59%)
- Lorazepam (24 people, 12.97%)
- Spiriva (21 people, 11.35%)
- Fluoxetine (20 people, 10.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- What drug helped most to get rid of rash?
Antihistamines did not help my itchy rash from this drug. What else can I use or get from my doctor?
- How long does redness last after picato?
After 3 and a half weeks, I still have a huge red splotch on my face where I applied picato gel according to directions from my dermatologist. I'm very worried that it will be permanent. I had a huge water filled blister the morning after my first application of the gel. I used it two more times as directed. After a week, some of the redness was going away but I've seen no more improvement in the past two weeks. I'm still scaley, rough and red.
Has anyone else experience this? I went by the doctors office the first morning and was told it was as expected. I've called back and been told not to worry. I see the dr in two more weeks, but for now, I'm quite upset that permanent damage has been done. I was not warned at all that this could happen. The photos in the medication packaging led me to believe that in 3 weeks, all redness would be gone. Info needed for sure. Please let me know. Thanks
- 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....
I live in Eastern Europe,and the level of psychiatric treatmeant is low.They proscribe a drug for everything.
- I used coartem and developed redish all over my body. can coartem cause rashes
i developed rashes which is itching me after using coartem for three days. also having sensation in my mouth and blister at the angle of my lips. could it be a side effect from coartem?
- Has anybody had multi lobar pneumonia from reaction to 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?
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From this study (4 months ago):
Kevin Peters Ph.d on Mar, 4, 2013:
Sammy, I'm a white 45 male; just wanted to agree on that Klonopin remark. When I was 21 I had my second kidney transplant which was a BAD issue all together, at any rate the hospital did not include my medications taken at home after my surgery. I went thru the worst hallucinations and jerking and seizures you could ever possibly imagine. This went on for almost 3 1/2 weeks before we decided to have me taken OUT of the hospital and relocated before they ended up taking my life. Then the whole staff of paychology including the chief of psychiatry cane in my room to see what they could do, Finallu. During one of my few moments of clarity the C.O.F after blaming me if talking "drugs" prior to my transplant listened to my word of telling him the meds I was on before being admitted. After asking when was the last time I had received my Klonopin and me not knowing, he then reviewed the charts, and didn't see me receiving this med once. He stormed out of the room of about 9 docs and came back in with two Klonopin; for the first time in almost 4 weeks and after three surgeries the first 72 hours I was hospitalized, I was sleeping like a baby, for about 49 hours with NO MORE hallucinations, or seizures or jerking! I finally got out of there without a kidney since that kidney was supposed to go to another man named the same as I in a different city! I do take Xanax and probably always will. The half life on Klonopin is much different hence one if its dangers, Nevwr Ever stop this drug cold! I've been on dialysis 25 1/2 years now and suffered from intense skin cancers, but have fought and done all I can do to live a normal as possible life, working full time except when I'm in yet another surgery, over 32 general anesthetic procedures since 1987. I was the youngest boy-man to ever be on the USA soccer team ready to play in the Korea 1988 Olympics. What a change in life.....
All the Best,
chris on Jun, 4, 2011:
i have been taking clonzepam and trazedone and my speech is a very hoarse voice, I am wondering if if my speech problem is from these drugs's side effects.
TwoDimes on Apr, 15, 2012:
Upon occasion, I, too, have become hoarse and from the use of Klonopin. I was VERY hoarse when I tried to cold turkey off of 4mgs of Klonopin. I am now down to 1.5mgs per day and, still, (as I said, upon occasion, I become hoarse. I am sure that the use of Klonopin is the causative factor. - TwoDimes -
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