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No, it does not.: Taking zyprexa neither make anyone feel cold nor it's withdrawal leads to a drop in body temperature. Zyprexa may effect temperature regulation center or thermostat of brain, located in the hypothalamus of brain. This usually leads to sweating and feeling warmer. Sensitivity of exposure to sunlight increases.These people should use sunscreen ; avoid prolonged sunlight and heat exposure.Thx. ...Read more
An atypical antipsychotic approved by fda for tx of schizophrenia & bipolar disorders. It is structurally similar to Clozapine but classified as thienobenzodiazepine. It is manufactured by eli lilly co. May cause involuntary movements, akathisia, fatigue, red eyes, dry mouth, anhedonia, dizziness, weight gain, seizures, metabolic ...Read more
Been taking zyprexa for 6 mon at 5 mg together with risperdal 6 mg to treat a relapse of schizophrenia. stopped zyprexa now having withdrawal symtomps, heard voices for few minutes before sleep. Should i take 5mg again or try 2.5 mg slowly tapering?
Complicated: Check with your doctor for any med changes and consider psychotherapy, group therapy. Managing schizophrenia is about understanding your symptoms, illness and making positive changes. Don't panic if a symptom returns briefly. Talk this over with the doctor who knows you best. Build more support. Take care. ...Read more
Only took one tablet of Zyprexa (5mg) but don't need anymore. Will I have withdrawal problems or am I safe?
Was only on Zyprexa 2.5mg for about 2 months, cut down to 0.65 for the past week then stopped two days ago. will I have withdrawals ? very anxious
Not likely: The dose is low and the duration short. It would be surprising to have any discontinuation response ...Read more
Stopped taking Zyprexa 0.625mg two days ago and was wondering how long it would take to notice withdrawal symptoms?
Never: Olanzapine has no true withdrawal symptoms. If it did, you would be at a sufficiently low dose that you wouldn't experience them. But you may experience a return of the symptoms that olanzapine was treating, and this could happen immediately, or any day for a couple of months, unless there is an alternative treatment for those symptoms. ...Read more
Only taken Zyprexa for a week. Started on 5mg now down to 2.5. My GP said its ok to stop now, will I get withdrawals from such a short time? Scared!
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