Review: could Zyprexa cause Swallowing Difficulty?


Swallowing difficulty is found among people who take Zyprexa, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Schizophrenia . We study 44,274 people who have side effects while taking Zyprexa from FDA and social media. Among them, 524 have Swallowing difficulty. Find out below who they are, when they have Swallowing difficulty and more.

You are not alone

Join a support group for people who take Zyprexa and have Swallowing difficulty >>>

Personalized health information

On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA and social media since 1977. Our tools are free and anonymous. 86 million people have used us. 300+ peer-reviewed medical journals have referenced our original studies. Start now >>>


Zyprexa has active ingredients of olanzapine. It is often used in schizophrenia. (latest outcomes from Zyprexa 45,357 users)

Swallowing Difficulty

Swallowing difficulty has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, drug ineffective, back pain, diarrhea (latest reports from 42,048 Swallowing difficulty patients).

On Aug, 27, 2016

44,274 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyprexa.
Among them, 524 people (1.18%) have Swallowing Difficulty

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zyprexa cause Swallowing difficulty?

Time on Zyprexa when people have Swallowing Difficulty *:

  • < 1 month: 46.43 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.86 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.9 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.52 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.95 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Swallowing Difficulty when taking Zyprexa *:

  • female: 54.19 %
  • male: 45.81 %

Age of people who have Swallowing Difficulty when taking Zyprexa *:

  • 0-1: 0.44 %
  • 2-9: 1.09 %
  • 10-19: 2.63 %
  • 20-29: 5.03 %
  • 30-39: 11.82 %
  • 40-49: 19.47 %
  • 50-59: 16.41 %
  • 60+: 43.11 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Schizophrenia (70 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (56 people)
  • Depression (42 people)
  • Anxiety (34 people)
  • Schizophrenia, Paranoid Type (29 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zoloft (59 people)
  • Seroquel (59 people)
  • Cogentin (58 people)
  • Ativan (57 people)
  • Risperdal (56 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Swallowing difficulty when taking Zyprexa?

Browse all side effects of Zyprexa

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Drugs that are associated with Swallowing difficulty

Swallowing difficulty

Could your condition cause Swallowing difficulty

Swallowing difficulty

Can you answer these questions?

More questions for: Zyprexa, Swallowing difficulty

You may be interested in these reviews

More reviews for: Zyprexa, Swallowing difficulty

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.