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Can Zyprexa cause insomnia?

Can Zyprexa cause insomnia?

These drugs are known as atypical antipsychotics. They include aripiprazole (Abilify), olanzapine (Zyprexa), quetiapine (Seroquel), risperidone (Risperdal), and others. The drugs often make people drowsy, but there is little evidence that they actually help you fall or stay asleep.

How long do withdrawal symptoms from Zyprexa last?

New withdrawal symptoms typically begin within 24 h of discontinuation and last approximately 3 days, although in some cases, they may persist for 2 weeks and thereafter stabilize [3].

How does Zyprexa work to treat insomnia?

Zyprexa withdrawal insomnia has the same effect as sleep deprivation, you go nuts. Its a wicked form of benzo. Zyprexa is a thienobenzodiazepine is a heterocyclic compound containing a diazepine ring fused to a thiophene ring and a benzene ring.

What should I know about Zyprexa withdrawal symptoms?

Below are several factors that influence withdrawal from Zyprexa. Perhaps the most influential factors are time span over which you took the drug and your dosage. However individual factors and how quickly you taper off of the medication can also play a role. 1. Time Span How long were you on Zyprexa?

Can you take Zyprexa with other antidepressants?

Zyprexa is sometimes used together with other antipsychotic medications or antidepressants. Use all medications as directed and read all medication guides you receive. Do not change your dose or dosing schedule without your doctor’s advice.

When was the last time I took Zyprexa?

This topic has 58 replies, 18 voices, and was last updated 2 years, 4 months ago by chuoiit43. So I was put on Zyprexa 3 years ago and now I can’t sleep without it.

Can you take Zyprexa 10mg for insomnia?

Zyprexa (olanzapine): “I have been prescribed Zyprexa 10mg just two days ago. It was prescribed for insomnia and an extra medication for my depression. I have not slept as well as I was told I would. I have had major restlessness in my legs and arms to where I haven’t slept well at all. I have felt very drowsy during the day.

Why did my doctor stop giving me Zyprexa?

Last year my doctor prescribed me Zyprexa for depression and anxiety and I felt great, better than ever before, but after taking this medication for almost six months I had to stop it due to the fact that it made me gain 28 pounds, my doctor stopped it cold turkey.

Are there any side effects to taking Zyprexa during pregnancy?

Taking antipsychotic medicine in the last 3 months of pregnancy may cause breathing problems, feeding problems, or withdrawal symptoms in the newborn. If you get pregnant, tell your doctor right away. Do not stop taking Zyprexa without your doctor’s advice. Olanzapine can pass into breast milk.

What are the symptoms of Zyprexa withdrawal symptoms?

For the last seven months I believe I have suffered from severe withdrawal symtoms (symptoms) to include: Daily nausea, (vommiting everyday), headaches and increased heart rate. My doctor has discovered that I now have an underactive thyroid and I’m now taking thyroid medication.