Zyprexa and Swallowing difficulty - from FDA reports


Summary

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 52,086 people who have side effects while taking Zyprexa from FDA. Among them, 609 have Swallowing difficulty. Find out below who they are, when they have Swallowing difficulty and more.

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Zyprexa

Zyprexa has active ingredients of olanzapine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Zyprexa 53,227 users)

Swallowing Difficulty

Swallowing difficulty has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, pain, depression (latest reports from 54,541 Swallowing difficulty patients).

On Feb, 01, 2017

52,086 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyprexa.
Among them, 609 people (1.17%) have Swallowing Difficulty


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zyprexa cause Swallowing difficulty?

Time on Zyprexa when people have Swallowing Difficulty *:

  • < 1 month: 42.55 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.4 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.45 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.57 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.51 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.45 %
  • 10+ years: 1.06 %

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

  • female: 53.43 %
  • male: 46.57 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.39 %
  • 2-9: 1.16 %
  • 10-19: 3.47 %
  • 20-29: 5.79 %
  • 30-39: 10.81 %
  • 40-49: 18.53 %
  • 50-59: 16.99 %
  • 60+: 42.86 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Schizophrenia (84 people, 13.79%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (63 people, 10.34%)
  • Depression (51 people, 8.37%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (40 people, 6.57%)
  • Schizophrenia, Paranoid Type (31 people, 5.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (69 people, 11.33%)
  • Risperdal (63 people, 10.34%)
  • Zoloft (62 people, 10.18%)
  • Cogentin (59 people, 9.69%)
  • Ativan (59 people, 9.69%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (86 people, 14.12%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (86 people, 14.12%)
  • Fatigue (83 people, 13.63%)
  • Fall (79 people, 12.97%)
  • Pain (78 people, 12.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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