Zyprexa Side Effects

Zyprexa Side Effects to Report

Some side effects with Zyprexa are potentially serious and should be reported to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
 
 
    • High blood sugar
    • Increased thirst
    • Frequent urination
    • Extreme hunger
 
  • Large or rapid weight gain
  • Signs of post-injection delirium/sedation syndrome (with Zyprexa Relprevv), such as:
     
    • Dizziness
    • Confusion
    • Disorientation
    • Slurred speech
    • Altered walking pattern or difficulty walking
    • Weakness
    • Agitation
    • Abnormal muscle movements
    • High blood pressure
    • Seizures
    • Decreased levels of consciousness, ranging from mild sleepiness to a coma
  
  • Dizziness or fainting when going from a sitting or lying-down position to standing
  • Feelings of restless or jitteriness
  • Any abnormal muscle movements (these movements can become permanent if Zyprexa is not stopped quickly)
  • Signs or symptoms of neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS), which can include:
 
    • A high fever
    • Stiff muscles
    • Confusion
    • Irregular pulse or blood pressure
    • An increased heart rate (tachycardia)
    • Sweating
    • Irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmias)
 
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
 
    • Unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing.
 
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