Zyprexa Side Effects

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  1. link Tim1
    Zyprexa loud music, strange noises, voices
    I'm just wondering...you ever heard of anyone getting strange noises in ears from zyprexa (not voices or anything like that). Like the noise in your ears after listening to very loud music, at a concert for example, but more intense.
    Tim1- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Zyprexa
  2. link Screwloose
    tinitus. (ringing in the ears) comes and goes.
    Screwloose- over a year ago
  3. link Jtc
    Olanzapine and libido
    Since taking olanzapin my sex drive has diminished to a slow crawl! Am I alone?
    Jtc- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Zyprexa
  4. link Screwloose
    Nope. My wife begs for attention. I need mega stimulation to show any interest now. . . good luck. .
    Screwloose- over a year ago
  5. link Kerrixx1
    Zyprexa
    my hands and face have been swollen since taking zyprexa for about 2 1/2 weeks.
    Kerrixx1- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Zyprexa
  6. link Screwloose
    Hey me too. Hands especially. I can't wear my wedding ring anymore.. I've gone off and on, and off and on, and so on, until I confirmed it was Zyprexa causing it. It also made me sleep for days at a time and urinate many many times. May hands would a - 51% more...
    Screwloose- over a year ago
  7. link Amiduong
    Zyprexa insomnia, psychiatrist, hearing voices, wean, unsuccessful attempts
    I've been on Zyprexa for 5 months and I've tried twice to wean myself off of it. The first time I tried it myself and it was unsuccessful, as I ended up having severe insomnia that lasted 8 days (absolutely no sleep at all). I then decided to seek a - 88% more...
    Amiduong- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Zyprexa
  8. link Ruthq64
    Dear People,Try calling Doctor Tara Peyman in Arizona she specializes in helping people get off this Zyprexa.
    Ruthq64- over a year ago
  9. link Aram2244
    Hey Amiduong, how are you doing? It has been about 5 years since you last wrote that post. I hope you eventually weaned off Zyprexa, as I am about to do so myself. Looking forward to hearing from you. -Aram2244
    Aram2244- over a year ago
  10. link Nic_havers
    Zyprexa hallucinations, schizophrenia, sleep
    taking Zyprexa 15mg for schizophrenia. having trouble getting up in the morning, thinking straight, concentrating, want to sleep all day, feel drained of energy. does not always help with hallucinations but am better aware of what is psychotic and wh - 5% more...
    Nic_havers- over a year ago - in Zyprexa
  11. link Fotofem
    discontinuing Zyprexa
    I am very interested in hearing other people's experience with coming off of Zyprexa, i.e. how long it took, what symptoms were experienced, if another med was used to help the process, etc. I tried several months ago and got such vicious symptoms th - 58% more...
    Fotofem- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Zyprexa
  12. link Maggie634
    You didn't state how much Zyprexa you are on. The rule of thumb for Zyprexa discontinuation is 2.5 mg per month. Most people try to go off meds way too fast but you must have patience with these drugs and let your brain adjust to being without it. Do - 18% more...
    Maggie634- over a year ago
  13. link Zyprexahell
    when l stopped zyprexa l got panic attacks so bad l would vomit. l couldent eat or sleep. This lasted for two weeks with the syptoms starting 4 days after l quit. lts worth lt though l am motivated to do things now. on zyprexa for anxiety for a year. - 29% more...
    Zyprexahell- over a year ago
  14. link Debbie100
    Zyprexa
    my feet are swollen since i been on zyprexa
    Debbie100- over a year ago - in Zyprexa
  15. link Dasweetestghurl1
    Zyprexa couch potato, geodon, schizoaffective, lack of energy, gaining weight
    I have been taking Zyprexa for 3 months and have gained a total of 40lbs. I want to stop it but my psychiatrist wants me to stay on it for at least 6months so that I don't have a relapse. I was diagnosed as schizoaffective. I was on Geodon but that m - 67% more...
    Dasweetestghurl1- over a year ago - in Zyprexa
  16. link Perseverance
    Zyprexa putting on weight, tiredness, leaflet, headaches, appetite
    I was on Zyprexa a few years back and I gained a lot of weight with it due to increased appetite. In my case this was not a problem as putting on weight was something I needed. I am back on Zyprexa for a couple of weeks now. My appetite has increased - 55% more...
    Perseverance- over a year ago - in Zyprexa
  17. link Faulted
    Zyprexa zyprexa, medicine, electric pulse, mood swings, bad dreams
    I live in Israel, and here in this country not only do the police do their duty incorrectly, but so do psychiatric officials. I was in a bad state emotional, and that did not result in any obscene or out-of-the-order matter, but me having chosen to m - 91% more...
    Faulted- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Zyprexa
  18. link Cozzzzzzzzzz
    Try Amino Detox by Designs for Health. It's a natural health product composed of mostly amino acids. You can probably take as many as 3 capsules at a time, but you may want to start with 2. I've been on it for years, it's never had any side effects, - 71% more...
    Cozzzzzzzzzz- over a year ago
  19. link Idil
    I hope you feel better right now..I totally understand you because I had to deal with similar problems. I took Zyprexa on 2000 and 2002, what I remember was my doctor reduced the dose because of the horrible side effects. 10 mg sounds terrible!! Even - 52% more...
    Idil- over a year ago
  20. link Jorge
    I understand your ordeal, I live in Mexico and took olanzapine, many of the things you say appear true, hope you recover and find a girl that really likes you and support you
    Jorge- over a year ago
  21. link Ebonyrae
    Zyprexa anxiety and panic attacks, anti depressant, headache
    I have been on zyprexa for about 2 1/2 years I have tried 3 times to get off it, but each time have had bad anxiety and panic attacks. I am once again trying to get off it, my fourth attempt, I have this time doubled my anti-depressant while trying t - 45% more...
    Ebonyrae- over a year ago - in Zyprexa
  22. link Tlc29730
    I've just started zyprexa
    I'm already on seroquel 1000mg a day, and cymbolta90mg a day, and klonopin1mg 3 times a day, and now the doctor has put me on zyprexa15mg a day. My question is what is this medicine for and what are the side effects..
    Tlc29730- over a year ago - in Zyprexa
  23. link Pianobassgirl
    Zyprexa ravished, seroquel, insomnia, intervals, hunger
    I only took Zyprexa once every week b/c of severe insomnia and sometimes 2x's a months w/ 3 days intervals to catch up on sleep. I was doing fine just eating ridiculously healthy and exercising but the hunger came and I could no longer sleep because - 70% more...
    Pianobassgirl- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Zyprexa
  24. link Lisa20cb
    Hi there, I just read your posting and I wouldn't try the seroquel but that's just my opinion after suffering so many side effects from zyprexa and then being put on seroquel with no relief. A good drug that I'm on now is Risperdal. It is less sedati - 41% more...
    Lisa20cb- over a year ago
  25. link Girlinteruppted
    Zyprexa parkison disease, haldal, schizophrenia, medications, moban
    Summary: WARNING ABOUT stelazine, moban, paxil, risperdal, haloperidol my doctor just prescribed me zyprexa, i'm supposed to go to the drug store and pick it up tomorrow. I'm NOT going to take it after reading the side effects people have had here. R - 91% more...
    Girlinteruppted- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Zyprexa
  26. link Girlinteruppted
    It has been years since i wrote that post in 2003. And i have learned my lesson so far as what my body can and can't take in regards to psychatric meds. It took from then, till now 2008 for me to learn that, every med they gave me except for abilify, - 82% more...
    Girlinteruppted- over a year ago
  27. link Alfredriewerts
    Zyprexa morning exercises, great things, psychiatrist, lithium, trial error
    I was on Lithium,1200 mg aday .I was on it for a long time and it changed my world for the good . Now I have gone off because it has lost it's affect. My Psychiatrist has put me on Zyprexa and it is doing great things for me.The only thing I don't kn - 27% more...
    Alfredriewerts- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Zyprexa
  28. link Sulli1980
    i have been on zyprexa for two years now and through trial&error i have found it more convenient to take @night,due to the fact it makes me slightly lethargic!
    Sulli1980- over a year ago
  29. link Beginasyouare
    Zyprexa tardive dyskinesia, drugs and alcohol, cup of coffee, coffee in the morning, paranoid thoughts
    I have been on Zyprexa a few weeks and I take 5 mg before bed. I have to drink a strong cup of coffee in the morning to get going. It has helped get rid of paranoid thoughts and nightmares or at least worry about nightmares. I sleep better. However, - 68% more...
    Beginasyouare- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Zyprexa
  30. link Tedphillips1977
    I know what you mean with sexual libido man, I met a woman and she keeps asking me why I just dont want sex, I told her I don't know. She used to be on zyprexa and we havn't talked about it much. I am experiencing loss of appetite too. I just don't g - 37% more...
    Tedphillips1977- over a year ago
  31. link Celticdragon
    Zyprexa and eye health
    Is zyprexa a steroid? I was recently at the eye doctor and was asked if I had been on any steroid medications as I was too young for macular degeneration but was in fact suffering from such. Zyprexa is the only medication I've been on and I've never - 11% more...
    Celticdragon- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Zyprexa
  32. link Celticdragon
    Zyprexa involuntary muscle spasms, mid thirties, heart issues, cholesterol levels, suffering heart
    I was on zyprexa for nearly 3 years. In that time I became very lethargic and disinterested in everything! I gained over 100 pounds and suddenly was sick all the time. I suffered from involuntary muscle spasms, light headedness and nausea with freque - 79% more...
    Celticdragon- over a year ago - in Zyprexa
  33. link Mgmusa78
    Zyprexa sleep paralysis, angry outburst, supraventricular tachycardia, social phobia, class action lawsuit
    I was diagnosed with PTSD, Major depression and social phobia back in 1996, when i was 17. I was being treated by a quack psychiatrist who prescribed me Zyprexa in 1998. I never heard or seen things that others couldn't hear or see until i took this - 78% more...
    Mgmusa78- over a year ago - in Zyprexa
  34. link Nhavers
    Zyprexa sleep disorder, weight gain, downside, schizophrenia, bipolar
    there are some positives with Zyprexa. I took it briefly to treat Schizoaffective disorder, which is half schizophrenia half bipolar disorder. Zypexa helped me sleep. After years and years of sleep disorder, I actually slept so well and used to wake - 61% more...
    Nhavers- over a year ago - in Zyprexa