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Review: could Zyprexa cause Confusion?

Summary: Confusion could be caused by Zyprexa, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Depakote, and have Schizophrenia.

We study 42,764 people who have side effects while taking Zyprexa from FDA and social media. Among them, 557 have Confusion. Find out below who they are, when they have Confusion and more.

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Zyprexa

Zyprexa (latest outcomes from 43,470 users) has active ingredients of olanzapine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Confusion

Confusion (latest reports from 191,780 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture, acupuncture and pain.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 42,731 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyprexa. Among them, 557 people (1.30%) have Confusion. They amount to 0.29% of all the 191,619 people who have Confusion on eHealthMe.

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
Confusion54.96%23.66%5.34%5.34%6.11%4.58%0.00%

Gender of people who have Confusion when taking Zyprexa * :

FemaleMale
Confusion53.57%46.43%

Age of people who have Confusion when taking Zyprexa * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Confusion0.00%0.33%3.11%8.84%13.58%14.08%17.35%42.72%

Severity of Confusion when taking Zyprexa ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Confusion0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Confusion ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Schizophrenia (46 people, 8.26%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (43 people, 7.72%)
  3. Schizoaffective disorder (32 people, 5.75%)
  4. Depression (27 people, 4.85%)
  5. Psychotic disorder (23 people, 4.13%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Depakote (66 people, 11.85%)
  2. Ativan (55 people, 9.87%)
  3. Klonopin (42 people, 7.54%)
  4. Risperdal (41 people, 7.36%)
  5. Lorazepam (40 people, 7.18%)

* 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 (7 days ago):

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

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  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • moms paranoia and confusion has been in check for 10 years started dexilant and I have notice an increase in both. she is also having severe loose stools in am and she states her urine output is low and less frequent. but her stomach pain is gone with dexilant. we did reduce dosage from 60mg to 30mg beacause of the loose stools but she said this made the loose stools worse.HELP!!!

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • The withdraw causes to me psychose, enability to sleep. I neither can't reduce. When i do it i'm very tired and nervous.

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    me on Dec, 8, 2012:

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