Olanzapine and Sleepiness - from FDA reports


Summary

Sleepiness 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 Risperidone, and have Schizophrenia. This review analyzes which people have Sleepiness with Olanzapine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 19,861 people who have side effects when taking Olanzapine from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 29, 2017

19,861 people reported to have side effects when taking Olanzapine.
Among them, 851 people (4.28%) have Sleepiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Olanzapine cause Sleepiness?

Time on Olanzapine when people have Sleepiness *:

  • < 1 month: 57.66 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.28 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.38 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.92 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.03 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.73 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking Olanzapine *:

  • female: 45.15 %
  • male: 54.85 %

Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Olanzapine *:

  • 0-1: 0.57 %
  • 2-9: 1.0 %
  • 10-19: 6.3 %
  • 20-29: 20.77 %
  • 30-39: 16.19 %
  • 40-49: 15.04 %
  • 50-59: 16.19 %
  • 60+: 23.93 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Schizophrenia (177 people, 20.80%)
  • Psychotic Disorder (69 people, 8.11%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (66 people, 7.76%)
  • Depression (49 people, 5.76%)
  • Schizophrenia, Paranoid Type (35 people, 4.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Risperidone (60 people, 7.05%)
  • Clozaril (59 people, 6.93%)
  • Clonazepam (52 people, 6.11%)
  • Lorazepam (51 people, 5.99%)
  • Clozapine (50 people, 5.88%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (133 people, 15.63%)
  • Agitation (132 people, 15.51%)
  • Confusional State (123 people, 14.45%)
  • Weakness (106 people, 12.46%)
  • Dizziness (103 people, 12.10%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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