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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Yes: One of its potential side effects is stiffness of the arms and legs. For reference see: www.Drugs.Com/sfx/zyprexa-side-effects.Html learn about the ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Turck
17 years experience Pharmacology
It's possible : Muscle weakness, stiffness, and ache and joint aches are listed as side effects of Zyprexa. As it sounds like it may be impacting your quality of life ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joan Kinlan
52 years experience Psychiatry
Probably not: It is unclear what was causing the muscle spasms and it sounds like they didn't stop when you stopped the olanzapine. Sertraline is not prescribed fo ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Zyprexa/zoloft: No, but stopping zyprexa (olanzapine) can. If not, talk to your doctor about medications to combat the spasms.
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Dr. Peter Forster
36 years experience Psychiatry
Not likely: Olanzapine muscle spasms are often due to the effects of Olanzapine on dopamine. Sertraline would not help this problem. You should talk to your docto ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Discuss ur concerns: With ur psychiatrist. Medication dose needs adjustment based on side effects, tolerance and efficacy to patients. Only your dr can address this issue. ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Antipsychotics: that you've listed are atypical antipsychotics with reduced side effects compared with typical antipsychotics. Weakness and decondtioning is a concern ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Over-the-counter Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Diphenhydramine is your best bet in this situation. Best wishes.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
42 years experience Psychiatry
Generally, no: In my practice, I have never had a patient on any antipsychotic relate any kind of anal sphincter concern. They may occasionally develop constipation, ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: There is an anal sphincter which is a set of muscles that open and close the anus to allow for defecation. It relaxes and opens to permit passage of f ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
22 years experience Psychiatry
> 20 mg.: For adults zyprexa (olanzapine) is usually not give to adults in a dose greater the 20 mg per day. However, situations and patients are different. I ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Zyprexa (olanzapine): Olanzapine.

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