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Olanzapine (oh-LAN-za-peen, sold as Zyprexa, Zydis, or in combination with fluoxetine, as Symbyax) was the third atypical antipsychotic to gain approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and has become one of the most commonly used atypical antipsychotics. Olanzapine has been approved by the FDA for the treatme... more at Wikipedia

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Bipolar Disorder
Overall, 62% (2460 Members) find Zyprexa helpful

Zyprexa Reviews

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Zyprexa was my miracle drug. It made me feel normal for the first time in 9 years, but it also made me gain 40 lbs in about 3 months. =(
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LOVED it but edema so bad I had to stop
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don't recall
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I feel great so far!
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Started to work immediately. Calms me down very well.
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Working perfectly, for me anyway. I must exercise a lot to prevent being overweight, but all is well for now.
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Works but high weight gain and borderline diabetes.
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Was great until the severe weight gain which caused diabetes.
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Major weight gain.
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Causes me drowsiness, suitable to take at the evening.
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  1. Discussion: Zyprexa?
    I'e been on Zyprexa since October and it knocks me on my butt!! I am happy with it because sleep has always been a problem for me. And while seroquel ... [More]
  2. Discussion: Zyprexa?
    Zyprexa helped me sleep...but made me feel pretty out of it. Major weight gain on it too. [More]
  3. Discussion: zyprexa
    Zyprexa does seem to be a little strong of a med to be used with BP I I. As it is an anti-psychotic, and by definition BP I I DO NOT experience psy... [More]
  4. Discussion: zyprexa
    Hi Cindy, welcome :) i hope the zyprexa continues to help...i took it for about 3 months a few yrs did calm me down but i gained weight..... [More]
  5. Discussion: Zyprexa
    Anybody take zyprexa to sleep? Does it help? [More]