Zyprexa side effects - from FDA reports


In this review, we analyze Zyprexa side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Zyprexa. The review is based on 53,365 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.


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Zyprexa

Zyprexa has active ingredients of olanzapine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Zyprexa 54,543 users)


On Apr, 01, 2018

53,365 people who take Zyprexa are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Zyprexa side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • Weight increased
  • Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  • Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)
  • Suicide attempt
  • Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (a life-threatening neurological disorder most often caused by an adverse reaction to neuroleptic or antipsychotic agents)
  • White blood cell count decreased
  • Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
  • Vomiting
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • White blood cell count increased
1 - 6 months:
  • Weight increased
  • Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
  • Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Weight decreased
  • White blood cell count increased
  • Vomiting
  • White blood cell count decreased
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  • Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)
6 - 12 months:
  • Weight increased
  • Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  • Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Weight decreased
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  • Metabolic disorder (an abnormal function and pattern of body fat. insulin resistance refers to the diminished ability of cells to respond to the action of insulin in promoting the transport of the sugar glucose, from blood into muscles and other tissues)
  • Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
  • White blood cell count decreased
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
1 - 2 years:
  • Weight increased
  • Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
  • Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Weight decreased
  • Obesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)
  • Vision blurred
  • Metabolic disorder (an abnormal function and pattern of body fat. insulin resistance refers to the diminished ability of cells to respond to the action of insulin in promoting the transport of the sugar glucose, from blood into muscles and other tissues)
  • Hyperglycaemia (high blood sugar)
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
2 - 5 years:
  • Weight increased
  • Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
  • Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Vision blurred
  • Weight decreased
  • Obesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)
  • Metabolic disorder (an abnormal function and pattern of body fat. insulin resistance refers to the diminished ability of cells to respond to the action of insulin in promoting the transport of the sugar glucose, from blood into muscles and other tissues)
  • Prescribed overdose
  • Hyperglycaemia (high blood sugar)
5 - 10 years:
  • Weight increased
  • Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
  • Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  • Vision blurred
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Obesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)
  • Weight decreased
  • Metabolic disorder (an abnormal function and pattern of body fat. insulin resistance refers to the diminished ability of cells to respond to the action of insulin in promoting the transport of the sugar glucose, from blood into muscles and other tissues)
  • Prescribed overdose
  • Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
10+ years:
  • Weight increased
  • Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
  • Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  • Obesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)
  • Visual impairment
  • Fall
  • Vision blurred
  • Vomiting
  • Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance)
not specified:
  • Weight increased
  • Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  • Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
  • Death
  • Injury
  • General physical health deterioration (weak health status)
  • Weight decreased
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Suicide attempt
  • Vomiting

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • Weight increased
  • Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  • Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Death
  • Weight decreased
  • Suicide attempt
  • White blood cell count decreased
  • Vomiting
  • Injury
male:
  • Weight increased
  • Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  • Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
  • Death
  • Weight decreased
  • Injury
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Prescribed overdose
  • Vomiting
  • Suicide attempt

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
  • Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Premature baby
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis (diabetic ketoacidosis (dka) is high concentrations of ketone bodies)
  • Small for dates baby (an unborn baby is growing more slowly and is smaller than most babies are at the same age)
  • High arched palate (roof of the mouth is higher than normal)
  • Tremor neonatal (excited neuromuscular activity of newborns)
  • Somnolence neonatal (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep, in baby below a month)
  • Weight increased
2-9:
  • Weight increased
  • Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  • Sedation
  • Tardive dyskinesia (a disorder that involves involuntary movements)
  • Prescribed overdose
  • Vomiting
  • Aggression
  • Lethargy (tiredness)
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Type 1 diabetes mellitus
10-19:
  • Weight increased
  • Suicide attempt
  • White blood cell count decreased
  • Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)
  • Vomiting
  • Weight decreased
  • Epistaxis (bleed from the nose)
  • Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  • Overdose
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
20-29:
  • Weight increased
  • Suicide attempt
  • Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)
  • Vomiting
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • White blood cell count decreased
  • Prescribed overdose
  • Overdose
  • Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  • Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
30-39:
  • Weight increased
  • Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  • Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
  • Suicide attempt
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Weight decreased
  • Vomiting
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Vision blurred
40-49:
  • Weight increased
  • Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
  • Weight decreased
  • Vision blurred
  • Suicide attempt
  • Death
  • Prescribed overdose
  • Vomiting
50-59:
  • Weight increased
  • Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
  • Weight decreased
  • White blood cell count decreased
  • Vomiting
  • Death
  • Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
60+:
  • Weight increased
  • Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  • Death
  • Weight decreased
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  • White blood cell count decreased
  • Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  • Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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