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    Medications losing effectiveness over time

    This has been the worst for Zyprexa. When I added it to my medication cocktail coming into Spring last year, it basically prevented my annual Spring mania from ever blossoming. And that was with only 2.5mg. However, five months later, agitation levels began sneaking back up again. Before too...
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    FDA recommends no changes to Lilly's schizophrenia injection use

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it would not recommend changes to the prescribing or use of Eli Lilly and Co's schizophrenia drug after a review of two deaths. Elevated levels of the drug, Zyprexa Relprevv, were found in the two patients who died in 2013, three to four...
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    How to trick kids to take their meds?

    My 15 year old is now resisting taking his daily zyprexa, I have to get him to take it. Last saturday I crushed it and put it under the pepperoni in his pizza but he had only eaten a piece of it the reheated it later on, my wife is worried that the microwaving or taking it with different foods...
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    Problems after depression/anxiety attack

    Hey guys, so it's now been some months after my son's depression/anxiety attack. Let me summarize his situation. He was diagnosed at age 4 with ADHD and "Mild" Autism, he had been doing fine until shortly before turning 15 mid last year when for the first time he started showing signs of...
  5. V

    Haldol side effects

    I am on six different medications at the moment, which I find a lot and it's really driving me to the edge. I think the worst side effects come from the Haldol, so I have Artane against those side effects but the problem is I feel constantly zoned out, I can't move freely I'm really stiff. My...
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    Does the medication song and dance ever end?

    Man, has this been frustrating. 750mg Depakote and 1250mg Seroquel. That is too much. No Depakote, drop the Seroquel, let's add in some Triletptal twice a day. Trileptal twice day is too much, OK, take it once before bed. I understand it is trial and error for each person to find the...
  7. V

    From Zyprexa to Haldol

    I'm being switched from Zyprexa (Olanzapine) to Haldol, because of the weight gain/increased appetite that Zyprexa causes. What are your experiences with Haldol when used to treat psychosis? I have had it before but I can't remember what it did and what I got it for - that was ages ago. Has...
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    I am trying to seek help i don't have many options

    Hello forum My name is Marco and I'm 23. I'll tell you a little bit of myself. I been in music for 15 years and I am a wiz at computers. I play in the musical wizard of oz which we end up getting 100,000 dollars. I love to bike and play piano. My concern today is one condition that the doctors...
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    Experiences with zyprexa?

    Have a pdoc appointment tomorrow to discuss meds, looks like he'll be starting me on Zyprexa.. Looking for experiences with this? X
  10. cpuusage

    Lilly Settles With 18,000 Over Zyprexa

    Lilly Settles With 18,000 Over Zyprexa - NYTimes.com Eli Lilly agreed yesterday to pay up to $500 million to settle 18,000 lawsuits from people who claimed they had developed diabetes or other diseases after taking Zyprexa, Lilly's drug for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Including...
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    medicines and school

    Hi there, I hope I am at the right section. I take zyprexa, with this medicine it's nearly impossible to learn, so school is not really a possibility now. I would like to know if there are people here who take antipsychotics and go to school. Please, people, post the antipsychotic you take...
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    Anyone know anything on Zyprexa (Olanzapine) and withdrawal?

    My girlfriend was taking 15mg Zyprexa and 20mg Fluoxetine for not very long. She stopped cold turkey on the Zyprexa and felt fine for a month, then all of a sudden she got terrible withdrawal side effects a month after! The withdrawal was so bad that she started taking it again. But once again...
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    Risperdal,zyprexa,valium,ritrovil and xanax;isn't this too much?

    I'm taking Risperdal,Zyprexa,Valium,Rivotril and Xanax.This was prescribed by therapist but I can't barely function.Isn't this too much?As a former med student I find mixing benzos really weird but I have to take my medication because my therapy was ordered by the court,if I don't do it I'll...
  14. J

    Med change confusion.

    any input appreciated I have been on Olanzapine-Teva (doctors pharmacy) for some months, now I go and stock up from the ASDA (first time I've been to that pharmacy) and I get Zyprexa.... Is there a difference and if I keep on getting them from ASDA will it always be Zyprexa?
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    olanzapine generic

    I'm sure i read on here a while back people talking about this but i cannot find their threads. I have just been given Dr Reddy who is apparently some Inidian Dr (??????????????????????) i don't care, i want my eli lilly. Can i get zyprexa still? is it the pharmacy or the doc that have provided...
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    HELP NEEDED! What med(s) work best for you??

    Hi Guys, I'm currently 2 years since my initial diagnosis of schizophrenia. At first I took medication for about 4 months (Zyprexa), then I stopped taking it for a year. Exactly 1 year after my initial onset I had a relapse, so I went back on Zyprexa and had horrible side effects. I was...
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    Psychosis or not: Anxiety and panic attacks

    Dear all, When I was younger, about 18, and a close relative died, at first it did nothing to me. After a while, however, it started to work deeply against me; Suddenly, I was trembling all over (I had a severe energy deficience; It's hard to explain, like having a surplus of energy all over...
  18. everywhichwaybutnormal

    I need help(I really do!)

    How can i convince myself not to cut my own face off? :'( its really getting to me now ive been wanting to self harm for about 2 days now and along with my other effed up thoughts im now having suicidal thoughts again my head is all over the place with emotions running wild and free i just...
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    zyprexa help

    hi a question if any medical peeps there ,,, is this drug just used for sz ie olanzapine
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    Zyprexa Withdrawl

    I've been off Zyprexa for just over a month. I didn't wean off or inform anybody. I was on 20 MG at night. Does anybody have information about withdrawls or anything related?