Could Olanzapine cause 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 . We study 14,581 people who have side effects while taking Olanzapine from FDA. Among them, 631 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 bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Olanzapine 20,280 users)

Sleepiness

Sleepiness (excess sleeping) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 114,690 Sleepiness patients).

On Nov, 22, 2016

14,581 people reported to have side effects when taking Olanzapine.
Among them, 631 people (4.33%) have Sleepiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Olanzapine cause Sleepiness?

Time on Olanzapine when people have Sleepiness *:

  • < 1 month: 55.56 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.26 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.07 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.02 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.08 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.01 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking Olanzapine *:

  • female: 43.82 %
  • male: 56.18 %

Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Olanzapine *:

  • 0-1: 0.75 %
  • 2-9: 1.12 %
  • 10-19: 7.12 %
  • 20-29: 20.97 %
  • 30-39: 16.67 %
  • 40-49: 14.98 %
  • 50-59: 16.29 %
  • 60+: 22.1 %

Severity of Sleepiness **:

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

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Risperidone (59 people, 9.35%)
  • Lorazepam (51 people, 8.08%)
  • Clonazepam (51 people, 8.08%)
  • Clozaril (50 people, 7.92%)
  • Clozapine (49 people, 7.77%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Psychotic Disorder (48 people, 7.61%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Agitation (111 people, 17.59%)
  • Fatigue (100 people, 15.85%)
  • Confusional State (98 people, 15.53%)
  • Speech Impairment (adult) (83 people, 13.15%)
  • Weakness (77 people, 12.20%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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