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Stopped taking Zyprexa (olanzapine) 0.625mg two days ago and was wondering how long it would take to notice withdrawal symptoms?

Stopped taking Zyprexa (olanzapine) 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

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Withdrawal Symptoms (Definition)

Withdrawal symptoms are physical or psychological sx's which can occur when a person ceases to use a substance that they are addicted to. Possible examples might include: nausea, vomiting, anxiety, insomnia, ...Read more


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Taken Zyprexa (olanzapine) (5mg) for the past 3 nights. Psychiatrist said it's okay to stop, but if I don't take one tonight will I get withdrawal symptoms?

Taken Zyprexa (olanzapine) (5mg) for the past 3 nights. Psychiatrist said it's okay to stop, but if I don't take one tonight will I get withdrawal symptoms?

Zyprexa (olanzapine): I understand your worry about withdrawal symptoms
Zyprexa is for treatment of Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Taking i 5mg. For 3 nights does not pose risk of withdrawal
See your Psychiatrist to inform how your symptoms are interfering with your functioning. Ask him your diagnosis whether you have Schizophrenia, or Bipolar Disorder, if you need Zyprexa, (olanzapine) any other medication or intensive Therapy ...Read more

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Have been taking zyprexa (olanzapine) for about two months, am now down to 0.62mg, doctor said I can stop anytime, if I stop now would I have withdrawal symptoms?

Well ...: It's hard to predict exactly what symptoms may occur. However, it sounds like you're partnering with your doctor in a very smart way & taking an extremely low dose of Zyprexa (olanzapine). I'd guess that any withdrawal symptoms would be very minimal. If you take your medication at night — you might notice that you aren't as sleepy as you are normally (as Zyprexa (olanzapine) can be sedating). Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Can you explain the withdrawal symptoms of Zyprexa (olanzapine)? Currently have heart palps, sweating, everything feels loud to my ears, and Insomina. Common?

Can you explain the withdrawal symptoms of Zyprexa (olanzapine)? Currently have heart palps, sweating, everything feels loud to my ears, and Insomina. Common?

Expected: Withdrawal from Zyprexa, (olanzapine) especially if rapid, can cause insomnia.nausea, sweating, and intensified reactions to stimuli. The doctor who prescribed this should be able to walk you through this or refer you to someone who can. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What is it like to suffer from withdrawal symptoms?

What is it like to suffer from withdrawal symptoms?

Withdrawal: Sense of discomfort with other physical symptoms depending on the substance u r withdrawing from. ...Read more

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What are some withdrawal symptoms from depressants?

Discontinuation : Withdrawal symptoms vary depending on the type of antidepressant. The ssris like Prozac and snris (effexor (venlafaxine) and cymbalta) all cause the same type: irritability, lightheadedness, strange sensations when turning one's head, malaise (like a flu without the fever) and even electric shock sensations down the neck, back and extremities. Tca's cause other effects -- diarrhea, runny nose, insomnia.... ...Read more

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What are the withdrawal symptoms after quitting weed?

Can be many: Research suggests that a cannabis withdrawal syndrome exists. Symptoms include; restlessness, anorexia, irritability and insomnia that begin less than 24 hours after discontinuation of marijuana, peak in intensity on days 2 to 4, and last for seven to 10 days. In my experience patients can also suffer from serious depression and anxiety symptoms as well, and sometimes vivid dreams. Can last longer ...Read more

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Withdrawal symptoms from depressants can include what?

Withdrawal symptoms from depressants can include what?

Withdrawal sxs occur: When sudden discontinuation of antidepressants occur. Symptoms may be physical and/or psychological and may include, dizziness, nausea, tremor, anxiety, crying, irritability, lack of focus, confusion and muscle aches to name a few. Some antidepressants cause more sxs than others and sxs can be avoided by a gradual taper. ...Read more

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What are the withdrawal symptoms for alcohol?

What are the withdrawal symptoms for alcohol?

See below: Shakes, anxiety, increased pulse and pressure beginning 12 hrs, maxing 24-48 hrs and resolving by 72 hrs. In more sever cases there is agitation, confusion which in the most severe case is termed dts (delerium tremens) and can be fatal. Seizures and hallucinations may also seen but are separate from dts. In more sever cases- it takes 7-10 days for symptoms to resolve. ...Read more

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What are the withdrawal symptoms of insulin ?

What are the withdrawal symptoms of insulin
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Withdrawal?: Only patients with diabetes take insulin. If they stop taking it, then blood sugars go up very high and may cause a life-threatening metabolic emergency called, diabetic ketoacidosis (dka). Though patients with type 2 diabetes don't normally get dka, high blood sugars will cause other problems. ...Read more

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Are there withdrawal symptoms when stopping refalen?

Are there withdrawal symptoms when stopping refalen?

Possible, not likely: Relafen (nabumetone) is a non steroidal anti -inflammatory. Stronger than Aspirin and less than cortisone products. It has many side effects. Withdrawal symptoms, meaning a consistent set of issues that arise when the drug is stopped abruptly. Thishas not been reported. However, I have had people describe a return of their original complaints when the drug is halted. This is relapse and not withdrawal. ...Read more

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What were your toughest withdrawal symptoms from tobacco?

First 3 Days: After 3-5 days since one's last use of nicotine, there is no more in the body. Drinking more fluids can help it flush out faster. I encourage some my patients to try switching from cigarettes to nicorette (nicotine gum) gum- 4 mg and the uncoated mint. One chews it different from real gum so read the insert. Once a smoker gets used to the gum and over the cigarettes, the gum is tapered and discontinued. ...Read more

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What are the withdrawal symptoms from cyclobenzaprine. ?

Anxiety : Withdrawal from cyclobenzaprine caqn cause anxiety and insomnia akso it can cause abnormal dreams. Because it has a tricyclic structure it can cause deprssion. To avoid this is prudent to slowly decrease to avoid uncomfortable symptoms. ...Read more

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I am just curious what are the withdrawal symptoms from alcohol?

Withdrawal sxs: There are far too many alcohol withdrawal symptoms for me to come close to listing them in 400 words or fewer. See: http://www.Alcoholwithdrawalsymptoms. Org/. Please be aware that death is a possible outcome from withdrawal.
Please look into alcoholics anonymous if you are asking this question out of personal concern. ...Read more

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What are opioid withdrawal symptoms?

What are opioid withdrawal symptoms?

Opiate withdrawal: Opiate withdrawal syndrome includes: agitation, anxiety, muscle aches, teariness, runny nose, sweating, yawning, nausea, abdominal cramping, diarrhea, goosebumps, vomiting, etc. http://tinyurl.com/3tkcjeg. ...Read more

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Are there spironolactone withdrawal symptoms?

Should not be any: There should not be withdrawal symptoms from stopping of spironolactone, but you should check with your before stopping it. It is used for multiple purposes--heart failure/edema, hyeraldosteronism, hypokalemia (low potassium) hypertension, and even to treat hirsuittism (excessive hair and acne. It has many side effects, but has no signifincant withdrawal symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the withdrawal symptoms from hydrocodone?

What are the withdrawal symptoms from hydrocodone?

Nausea, pain, chills: Nausea, chills, vomiting, muscle aches and pains, agitation, tiredness, mood changes, diarrhea, runny nose, yawning, dilated pupils, abdominal cramps. ...Read more

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Are there withdrawal symptoms from diphenhydramine?

Are there withdrawal symptoms from diphenhydramine?

Benedryl side effect: No. Withdrawl symptoms are related to a body's reaction after cessation of exposure to an addictive substance. Benedryl=dyphenhydramine is not an addictive substance, so withdrawl would not be medically anticipated. You may have rebound swelling of the sinus tissues that had been treated by the antihistamine. ...Read more

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What are the withdrawal symptoms of toprol (metoprolol) xl?

What are the withdrawal symptoms of toprol (metoprolol) xl?

Stopping Toprol (metoprolol) XL: The most common symptom of stopping Toprol (metoprolol) is an elevated heart rate or tachycardia. You may also see an elevated blood pressure. In order to stop the Toprol (metoprolol) it is usually advised to wean off slowly to prevent the elevated heart rate. I would recommend discussing with you doctor before stopping any medicine. ...Read more

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What are omeprazole withdrawal symptoms?

What are omeprazole withdrawal symptoms?

uncommon but possibl: Check with your prescribing doctor but very unlikely — possible reactive stomach problems. ...Read more

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How long will alcohol withdrawal symptoms last?

Alcohol withdrawal: Acute use of alcohol in excess usually causes symptoms for no more than 24 hours, and they are worst the morning after. With chronic alcohol use, to some extent duration of symptoms depends on amount being used. The physical withdrawal is usually ending in 3-4 days but longer lasting symptoms can last months or longer. ...Read more

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What are the withdrawal symptoms of clonazepam?

What are the withdrawal symptoms of clonazepam?

Various...: Nausea, vomiting, agitation, sweating, and the most dangerous seizures which could potentially happen if you abruptly stop medication. ...Read more

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Lupron (leuprolide) withdrawal symptoms for male?

Lupron (leuprolide) withdrawal symptoms for male?

Not aware of any: Generally, stopping Lupron (leuprolide) just allows the whole hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis to start getting back to normal, with gradual increases in both testosterone and estrogen as the Lupron (leuprolide) wears off. In some people who have been on multiple courses of lupron, (leuprolide) or have been on it for a long time, there may not be recovery, and the low testosterone and estrogen may be permanent. ...Read more

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Do you know the withdrawal symptoms of fluoxetine?

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Do you know the withdrawal symptoms of fluoxetine?

Prozac (fluoxetine) withdrawal: Dizziness, sweating, nausea, insomnia, tremors, confusion, vertigo, nightmares, brain zaps (electric shock-like sensations). ...Read more

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Does clonodin help with opiate withdrawal symptoms?

It can be: Clonidine is an older blood pressure medication that is used off-label for a number of other reasons, including opiate withdrawal. It is non-addictive. Lightheadedness is a common possible side effect. ...Read more

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What is the duration of narcotic withdrawal symptoms?

What is the duration of narcotic withdrawal symptoms?

5 days: If your medication is stopped abruptly (rather than weaned or tapered down) symptoms should last no more than 5-7 days. ...Read more

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How much time do nifedipine withdrawal symptoms last?

How much time do nifedipine withdrawal symptoms last?

A few days: With these kinds of calcium channel blockers, it is not usually recommended that they be discontinued rapidly or at once. Tapering the dose down over a week can reduce the "rebound" symptoms — it is not truly a "withdrawal," in the usual sense. If stopped abruptly, I have seen symptoms go on for a week, but they are usually only noticeable for 3-4 days. ...Read more

Olanzapine (Definition)

Also called zyprexa, (olanzapine) is a second generation antipsychotic that works to alleviate symptoms of ...Read more


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Zyprexa (Definition)

Zyprexa is a serotonin-dopamine receptor blocker which is a kind of atypical anti-psychotic drug (drug ...Read more