Review: Serotonin syndrome in Zyprexa
This is a review of Serotonin syndrome by studying 41,924 people who take Zyprexa. We analyze: the time on Zyprexa when people have Serotonin syndrome, gender and age of these people, the severity of Serotonin syndrome, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Zyprexa. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Zyprexa (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of olanzapine. It is used in bipolar disorder, depression, bipolar i disorder, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Zyprexa include diabetes mellitus aggravated, diabetes, weight increased, type 2 diabetes, high blood cholesterol.
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, bipolar disorder.
On Nov, 23, 2013: 41,924 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyprexa. Among them, 140 people (0.33%) have Serotonin Syndrome.
Time on Zyprexa when people have Serotonin syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Serotonin syndrome||27.27%||48.48%||0.00%||15.15%||6.06%||3.03%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Zyprexa * :
|Serotonin syndrome||61.08%||38.92% |
Age of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Zyprexa * :
|Serotonin syndrome||0.77%||0.00%||6.15%||5.38%||18.46%||14.62%||22.31%||32.31% |
Severity of Serotonin syndrome when taking Zyprexa ** :
How people recovered from Serotonin syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (21 people, 15.00%)
- Bipolar disorder (17 people, 12.14%)
- Major depression (14 people, 10.00%)
- Anxiety (14 people, 10.00%)
- Schizophrenia (12 people, 8.57%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Paxil (37 people, 26.43%)
- Clonazepam (28 people, 20.00%)
- Seroquel (24 people, 17.14%)
- Trazodone hcl (24 people, 17.14%)
- Lorazepam (22 people, 15.71%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- By bill: Zyprexa olanzapine makeing person i care for agetated and angry with major mood swings
(for a 38 year old woman who has Schizophrenia, and takes Olanzapine, Kemadrin)
person i have looked after for ten years was put on olanzapine 20 mg as the rispiradone had stopped working its been 2 months now and she has been getting agresive angry bossy and is still hearing things she wont do anything and is a nightmare
ie i make her dinner she drops a fork and then calls me ...
(Number of patients like bill: 318)
- By keri: Can you switch from adderall to wellbutrin xl without harmful side effects
(for a 33 year old woman who has ADHD, Bipolar 1, and takes Adderall, Wellbutrin Xl, Olanzapine)
can i stop taking adderall and start wellbutrin xl without having harmful side effects?
(Number of patients like keri: 6,214)
- By CJ: I have short term memory and i want to know if the medications i'm taking for bipolar is the reason for the memory loss.
(for a 51 year old man who has Bipolar Disorder, and takes Lithium Carbonate, Geodon , Vistaril, Olanzapine)
I used to have a pretty decent memory for a man who just turned 51. I recently been diagnosed 3 months ago and it's been a rough ride so far. The main thing that scares me that I will forget things or the idea that I won't remember portions of my life.
Please advise. I need help.
(Number of patients like CJ: 2,203)
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