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Review: could Zyprexa cause Confusion?

Summary: Confusion is found among people who take Zyprexa, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Depakote, and have Schizophrenia.

We study 42,789 people who have side effects while taking Zyprexa from FDA and social media. Among them, 554 have Confusion. Find out below who they are, when they have Confusion and more.

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Zyprexa

Zyprexa has active ingredients of olanzapine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 43,499 Zyprexa users)

Confusion

Confusion has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 36,466 Confusion patients)

On Jan, 1, 2015: 42,787 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyprexa. Among them, 558 people (1.30%) have Confusion.

Trend of Confusion in Zyprexa reports

Time on Zyprexa when people have Confusion * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Confusion55.30%23.48%5.30%5.30%6.06%4.55%0.00%

Gender of people who have Confusion when taking Zyprexa * :

FemaleMale
Confusion53.49%46.51%

Age of people who have Confusion when taking Zyprexa * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Confusion0.00%0.33%3.10%8.82%13.56%14.22%17.32%42.65%

Severity of Confusion when taking Zyprexa ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Confusion0.00%44.44%55.56%0.00%

How people recovered from Confusion ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Confusion0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Schizophrenia (46 people, 8.24%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (43 people, 7.71%)
  3. Schizoaffective disorder (32 people, 5.73%)
  4. Depression (28 people, 5.02%)
  5. Psychotic disorder (23 people, 4.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Depakote (66 people, 11.83%)
  2. Ativan (55 people, 9.86%)
  3. Klonopin (43 people, 7.71%)
  4. Risperdal (41 people, 7.35%)
  5. Lorazepam (40 people, 7.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (9 months ago):

  • Hard time functioning daily. very confused and have a hard time following directions. Very wobbly and off balance. Groggy.

    Reply

    aaron32 on Apr, 24, 2014:

    Normally this happens when we have improper diet, have stressful schedule, drink too much beverages, less sleep or may be lack of sound sleep.
    It is necessary at this point to pay attention
    1. to have NUTRITIOUS diet.
    2. to drink sufficient water.
    3. to go to the bed on time so can have 6-8 hrs rest
    4. Most important Meditiate. "Mindfullness in plane English" a book can help properly in this case.
    5. Please choose slow but permanent solution rather than seeking tablets mostly sleeping pills as quick solution.

    Reply

  • From this study (10 months ago):

  • Highly confused and unable to speak clearly. I was discussing situations which were not reality.

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