olanzapine and Sleepiness - from FDA reports

Sleepiness is found among people who take drugs with ingredients of olanzapine, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drugs for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Schizophrenia. This review analyzes which people have Sleepiness with drugs with ingredients of olanzapine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 75,263 people who have side effects when taking drugs with ingredients of olanzapine from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 22, 2018

75,263 people reported to have side effects when taking drugs with ingredients of olanzapine.
Among them, 2,824 people (3.75%) have Sleepiness

Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on drugs with ingredients of olanzapine when people have Sleepiness *:

  • < 1 month: 50.49 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.52 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.68 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.37 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.4 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.72 %
  • 10+ years: 0.81 %

Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking drugs with ingredients of olanzapine *:

  • female: 48.05 %
  • male: 51.95 %

Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking drugs with ingredients of olanzapine *:

  • 0-1: 0.4 %
  • 2-9: 2.34 %
  • 10-19: 7.01 %
  • 20-29: 14.87 %
  • 30-39: 15.62 %
  • 40-49: 18.53 %
  • 50-59: 16.32 %
  • 60+: 24.92 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Schizophrenia (a mental disorder characterized by a breakdown of thought processes): 385 people, 13.63%
  • Psychotic Disorder: 159 people, 5.63%
  • High Blood Pressure: 126 people, 4.46%
  • Stress And Anxiety: 120 people, 4.25%
  • Mental Disorder (a psychological term for a mental or behavioural pattern or anomaly that causes distress or disability): 105 people, 3.72%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel: 213 people, 7.54%
  • Depakote: 196 people, 6.94%
  • Risperdal: 187 people, 6.62%
  • Haldol: 177 people, 6.27%
  • Klonopin: 148 people, 5.24%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 574 people, 20.33%
  • Weight Increased: 550 people, 19.48%
  • Stress And Anxiety: 429 people, 15.19%
  • Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement): 418 people, 14.80%
  • Dizziness: 353 people, 12.50%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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