Zyprexa and Serotonin syndrome - from FDA reports
Serotonin syndrome is found among people who take Zyprexa, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Paxil, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Serotonin syndrome with Zyprexa. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 52,920 people who have side effects when taking Zyprexa from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 15, 2017
52,920 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyprexa.
Among them, 164 people (0.31%) have Serotonin Syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Zyprexa when people have Serotonin Syndrome *:
- < 1 month: 27.78 %
- 1 - 6 months: 47.22 %
- 6 - 12 months: 2.78 %
- 1 - 2 years: 13.89 %
- 2 - 5 years: 5.56 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 2.78 %
Gender of people who have Serotonin Syndrome when taking Zyprexa *:
- female: 60.25 %
- male: 39.75 %
Age of people who have Serotonin Syndrome when taking Zyprexa *:
- 0-1: 0.76 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 6.82 %
- 20-29: 6.82 %
- 30-39: 15.15 %
- 40-49: 9.09 %
- 50-59: 24.24 %
- 60+: 37.12 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (25 people, 15.24%)
- Bipolar Disorder (20 people, 12.20%)
- Schizophrenia (13 people, 7.93%)
- Major Depression (8 people, 4.88%)
- Delusion (8 people, 4.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Paxil (29 people, 17.68%)
- Prozac (18 people, 10.98%)
- Wellbutrin (17 people, 10.37%)
- Remeron (15 people, 9.15%)
- Effexor (15 people, 9.15%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (29 people, 17.68%)
- Fever (24 people, 14.63%)
- Agitation (22 people, 13.41%)
- Tremor (19 people, 11.59%)
- Stress And Anxiety (18 people, 10.98%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Serotonin syndrome when taking Zyprexa?
Zyprexa has active ingredients of olanzapine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Zyprexa 54,078 users)
Serotonin syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, major depression, insomnia (latest reports from 10,171 Serotonin syndrome patients).
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