I am sitting here looking at a bottle of Zyprexa 10 MG. After reading all these comments I am scared to take it. I do not want to gain ANY weight my only problem is racing thoughts at night and not being able to turn my mind off and go to sleep. Once asleep I am ok... My doctor has tried many things to help me go to sleep and none have helped. Do I dare try this drug... I am reading about 20 to 30 pounds weight gain in a month. That alone would depress me. I am 5'5" and weigh around 135. Does everyone that takes this drug gain weight?
Although not everyone will gain weight the chances of gaining weight on Zyprexa are high.
If you have tried other medicines without any success I would suggest that you try this and if you see your weight going up then you can decide whether you'd like to try some other medicine. All the best.
- Zyprexa Information for Consumers
- Zyprexa Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Zyprexa (detailed)
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