Olanzapine and Agitation - from FDA reports


Summary

Agitation is found among people who take Olanzapine, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lorazepam, and have Schizophrenia. This review analyzes which people have Agitation with Olanzapine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 22,274 people who have side effects when taking Olanzapine from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 22, 2017

22,274 people reported to have side effects when taking Olanzapine.
Among them, 1,154 people (5.18%) have Agitation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Olanzapine cause Agitation?

Time on Olanzapine when people have Agitation *:

  • < 1 month: 68.37 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.43 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.08 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.53 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.08 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.51 %

Gender of people who have Agitation when taking Olanzapine *:

  • female: 38.3 %
  • male: 61.7 %

Age of people who have Agitation when taking Olanzapine *:

  • 0-1: 0.21 %
  • 2-9: 1.49 %
  • 10-19: 11.6 %
  • 20-29: 16.49 %
  • 30-39: 14.36 %
  • 40-49: 19.47 %
  • 50-59: 16.38 %
  • 60+: 20.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Schizophrenia (245 people, 21.23%)
  • Psychotic Disorder (78 people, 6.76%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (36 people, 3.12%)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder (27 people, 2.34%)
  • Mania (26 people, 2.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lorazepam (83 people, 7.19%)
  • Risperidone (79 people, 6.85%)
  • Haloperidol (74 people, 6.41%)
  • Lithium Carbonate (66 people, 5.72%)
  • Mirtazapine (64 people, 5.55%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Aggression (225 people, 19.50%)
  • Confusional State (218 people, 18.89%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (182 people, 15.77%)
  • Insomnia (164 people, 14.21%)
  • Drowsiness (153 people, 13.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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