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Review: could Zyprexa cause Swallowing difficulty?

We study 42,784 people who have side effects while taking Zyprexa from FDA and social media. Among them, 504 have Swallowing difficulty. Find out below who they are, when they have Swallowing difficulty and more.

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Zyprexa (latest outcomes from 43,494 users) has active ingredients of olanzapine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Swallowing difficulty

Swallowing difficulty (latest reports from 250,955 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Oct, 24, 2014: 42,784 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyprexa. Among them, 503 people (1.18%) have Swallowing Difficulty.

Trend of Swallowing difficulty in Zyprexa reports

Time on Zyprexa when people have Swallowing difficulty * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Swallowing difficulty51.96%19.61%5.88%10.78%6.86%4.90%0.00%

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

Swallowing difficulty52.21%47.79%

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

Swallowing difficulty0.17%1.86%2.36%4.56%11.15%15.20%15.88%48.82%

Severity of Swallowing difficulty when taking Zyprexa ** :


How people recovered from Swallowing difficulty ** :


Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Schizophrenia (99 people, 19.68%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (74 people, 14.71%)
  3. Anxiety (52 people, 10.34%)
  4. Depression (48 people, 9.54%)
  5. Schizophrenia, paranoid type (34 people, 6.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (90 people, 17.89%)
  2. Ativan (86 people, 17.10%)
  3. Aspirin (80 people, 15.90%)
  4. Risperdal (72 people, 14.31%)
  5. Haldol (67 people, 13.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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