Displaying 22 questions associated with Olanzapine.
My friend is taking this med and has not been herself since she has started taking it. Her anxiety is and has been off of the wall and she has not been able to organize a thought. This was NOT happening before she was introduced to it. She was anxious when she was first hospitalized but now her... read more
My 20 year old son is schitzoeffective with hallucinations, delusions, anxiety. He has been on so many medications with no results. He was recently put on 30 mg Zyprexa. I was hoping someone could tell me how long until he will notice positive results with this medication.
I was prescribed 20 mg olanzapine on 9/25 and then changed to 10 mg on 9/27... can I cut the 20mg in half. (30 tabs) and if not, why not? very expensive... $238.98.. just to throw in trash?
My husband s lithium was a little too high so the doctor switched him to depakote( valproic acid) 250 mg day and night, just a few days ago. On top of that he was on olanzapine 5 mg for one week and now it s been increased to 10 mg 2 days ago . Today he is so sleepy that can t do anything. He just... read more
I've taken both for 1 year and four months before I stopped 2 months ago but I still feel very awful side effects. I just want to go back to my old life.
Hi! New to this... I am 1-2 times per week taking Seroquel for sleep, dosage 25-50 mg. Works fine for me. I used to take the same amount with Olanzapine but found the drowziness and apetite increase to be much tougher for that compared to Seroquel. Would you say it is "safe" to use... read more
Just want to know if can be prescribed for anxiety issues or used in replace or related to the Xanax family?
Is there more chance of olanzapine helping than not.?
I didn't taper from the 5mg to 2.5mg. I've been on 2.5mg for 28 days. I'm having intrusive and suicidal thoughts. Thanks for any response!
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