Review: could Olanzapine cause Sleepiness?


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 Clonazepam, and have Schizophrenia . We study 11,761 people who have side effects while taking Olanzapine from FDA and social media. Among them, 598 have Sleepiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleepiness and more.

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Olanzapine

Olanzapine has active ingredients of olanzapine. It is often used in schizophrenia. (latest outcomes from Olanzapine 11,914 users)

Sleepiness

Sleepiness (excess sleeping) has been reported by people with delirium, malaise, mania, paraesthesia, dehydration (latest reports from 67,769 Sleepiness patients).

On Jul, 22, 2016

11,761 people reported to have side effects when taking Olanzapine.
Among them, 598 people (5.08%) have Sleepiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Olanzapine cause Sleepiness?

Time on Olanzapine when people have Sleepiness *:

  • < 1 month: 55.81 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.4 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.81 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.49 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.16 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking Olanzapine *:

  • female: 35.78 %
  • male: 64.22 %

Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Olanzapine *:

  • 0-1: 0.6 %
  • 2-9: 0.8 %
  • 10-19: 6.57 %
  • 20-29: 19.12 %
  • 30-39: 21.91 %
  • 40-49: 14.34 %
  • 50-59: 16.73 %
  • 60+: 19.92 %

Severity if Sleepiness when taking Olanzapine **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 25 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 25 %

How people recovered from Sleepiness **:

  • while on drug: 50 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Schizophrenia (118 people)
  • Psychotic Disorder (35 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (30 people)
  • Depression (29 people)
  • Schizophrenia, Paranoid Type (20 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Clonazepam (46 people)
  • Clozapine (43 people)
  • Risperidone (42 people)
  • Lorazepam (42 people)
  • Clozaril (38 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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