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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
32 years experience Neurology
Cant give difinitive: it depends on what side effects you are talking about. weight gain? Have to diet to lose the weight, depends on how much you want to lose. Give us ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Probably, sometimes: Research has shown high doses of vit c, e, b3 ; b6 prevent tardive dyskinesia, a serious possible side effect of zyprexa (olanzapine). I don't know wh ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Benson
41 years experience Psychiatry
Zyprexa (olanzapine) side effects: Like other antipsychotic meds, zypr can cause weight gain, elevated triglycerides, cholesterol and fasting blood sugar. Some liver strain could show ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Zyprexa: Zyprexa may cause Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome or Tardive Dyskinesia, extrapyramidal sx's. Other possible side effects include weight gain, abdomina ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Zyprexa (olanzapine): Zyprexa (olanzapine) can be an effective medication for psychotic symptoms like hallucinations or delusions in schizophrenia, psychotic depression, an ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
57 years experience Psychiatry
Discuss with doc: There r lots of meds available--find one that is effective ; doesn't give you negative feelings--discuss with your doc.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: It depends on the reason for which you are taking zyprexa (olanzapine) in the first place.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Weight gain can: be a significant problem with zyprexa (olanzapine). Yes, there are other atypical antipsychotic medications that are not associated with quite as muc ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Side effects: Can read about zyprexa (olanzapine) side effects at: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/zyprexa (olanzapine)-side-effects.html. Yes, you may gain weight. I am ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Clozaril (clozapine): Is an atypical antipsychotic approved for use in treatment-resistant schizophrenia & is also used off-label to treat bipolar disorders. It is very ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Lithium, Olanzapine: Commend yourself to discuss with your doctor to decrease meds. It is not clear if you are taking both Lithium and Olanzapine; and for which Diagnosi ... Read More

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