Review: could Zyprexa cause Serotonin syndrome?
This is a review of Serotonin syndrome by studying 42,725 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 from 43,463 users) has active ingredients of olanzapine. It is often used in bipolar disorder, depression. 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) (latest reports from 33,644 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, major depression, bipolar disorder.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 41,953 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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