Review: could Zyprexa cause Polydipsia (Thirst - excessive)?
Summary: Polydipsia is found among people who take Zyprexa, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Potassium chloride, and have Schizophrenia.
We study 42,789 people who have side effects while taking Zyprexa from FDA and social media. Among them, 393 have Polydipsia. Find out below who they are, when they have Polydipsia and more.
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Zyprexa has active ingredients of olanzapine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 43,499 Zyprexa users)
Polydipsia (excessive thirst) has been reported by people with schizophrenia, high blood pressure, quit smoking, depression, diabetes. (latest reports from 2,767 Polydipsia patients)
On Jan, 29, 2015: 42,789 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyprexa. Among them, 393 people (0.92%) have Polydipsia.
Time on Zyprexa when people have Polydipsia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Polydipsia when taking Zyprexa * :
Age of people who have Polydipsia when taking Zyprexa * :
Severity of Polydipsia when taking Zyprexa ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Polydipsia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Schizophrenia (80 people, 20.36%)
- Diabetes mellitus (58 people, 14.76%)
- Blood cholesterol (58 people, 14.76%)
- Hypertension (56 people, 14.25%)
- Mental disorder (52 people, 13.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Potassium chloride (69 people, 17.56%)
- Seroquel (68 people, 17.30%)
- Klonopin (66 people, 16.79%)
- Vistaril (65 people, 16.54%)
- Haldol (61 people, 15.52%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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