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Does Taking Zyprexa Affect The Score You Can Achieve On An Iq Test
Slight Possibility: Zyprexa (olanzapine) can have a side effect of sedation which could cause some slowing of mental processes and affect performance on an IQ test. However, it is also possible that zyprexa (olanzapine) could help test performance if ii is being useful for the resons it is being prescribed. For example, if it is being used for mood swings or aggression, the medicine could help a person function better in a test situation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me if i'm in zyprexa and bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and i peed in a bottle for someone will the pee test fail?
My dad has macrocytic anemia. His liver and kidney tests are normal. Mch, b12, WBC normal. Could it be due to zyprexa (olanzapine)? Is it riskier than microcytic?
More info: Macrocytic anemia can have many causes and more information is needed. Alcohol intake is a common cause especially when it is accompanied by ingestion of nsaids, the combination causing gastritis and bleeding. There are also hereditary hemoglobin abnormalities that can be detected with additional testing. He should continue to pursue an answer with the help of his primary care provider. ...Read more
Ever since I began taking Zyprexa,I can't enjoy anything.My psychiatrist doesn't want to lower the dose.What options might I have,regarding this situa
A 2nd opinion!: You can contact a psychiatrist and tell them about your situation and ask for them to provide their opinion. If they agree w/ your present Dr there's always a 3rd, etc. But I'd think after a 2nd in agreement, a talk therapist might help you understand your condition better. Best! You do have the right to question and disagree! But you might be wrong. ...Read more
Only took one tablet of Zyprexa (olanzapine) (5mg) but don't need anymore. Will I have withdrawal problems or am I safe?
I have developed diabetes after taking zyprexa (olanzapine). My question is will my diabetes go away if I stop taking zyprexa (olanzapine)?
Zyprexa (olanzapine): Without delay you must see your doctor about this - preferably an Endocrinologist. Zyprexa (olanzapine) is a mainly for mental disorders - has a doctor prescribed this for you and has it helped. Diabetes starting at age 31 or so is likely to be type 2 diabetes. When carefully managed you can rid yourself of diabetes. A nurse or dietitian will help you. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more
What can I take for akathisia? I have been on zyprexa last but I stopped it. I don't feel good and feel the need to move. Akathisia even afterstop med
Unfortunate: unfortunately not too much is known about the interaction between kanna and medications in general. It does have some euphoric effects and some literature shows that it can cause some hallucinations however this is not confirmed and some literature shows against this. probably not a good idea to take such substances with prescribed medications. check with your physician. ...Read more