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Review: could Olanzapine cause Sleepiness (Drowsiness)?

Summary: Sleepiness is found among people who take Olanzapine, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Benztropine mesylate, and have Schizophrenia.

We study 11,953 people who have side effects while taking Olanzapine from FDA and social media. Among them, 517 have Sleepiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleepiness 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.

Trend of olanzapine reports

Sleepiness

Sleepiness (excess sleeping) (latest reports from 68,687 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.

Trend of Sleepiness reports

On Oct, 31, 2014: 11,949 people reported to have side effects when taking Olanzapine. Among them, 517 people (4.33%) have Sleepiness.

Trend of Sleepiness in Olanzapine reports

Time on Olanzapine when people have Sleepiness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sleepiness53.33%32.22%6.67%3.33%3.33%1.11%0.00%

Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking Olanzapine * :

FemaleMale
Sleepiness35.73%64.27%

Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Olanzapine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleepiness0.56%0.75%6.55%18.16%21.16%14.61%17.79%20.41%

Severity of Sleepiness when taking Olanzapine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleepiness0.00%25.00%50.00%25.00%

How people recovered from Sleepiness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sleepiness50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Schizophrenia (183 people, 35.40%)
  2. Depression (40 people, 7.74%)
  3. Bipolar disorder (36 people, 6.96%)
  4. Psychotic disorder (36 people, 6.96%)
  5. Schizophrenia, paranoid type (28 people, 5.42%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Benztropine mesylate (67 people, 12.96%)
  2. Depakote (66 people, 12.77%)
  3. Clonazepam (54 people, 10.44%)
  4. Clozapine (49 people, 9.48%)
  5. Lorazepam (45 people, 8.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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