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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Zyprexa oral.

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434 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Additional Medications to Treat Depression
7/5/2014 11:46:33 PM

Reviewer: hershey, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Husband had involuntary mouth movements and tongue rolling. Husband is deceased , cause of death was pneumonia and heart, liver failure. This came on quite suddenly.

Condition: Additional Medications to Treat Depression
6/28/2014 7:54:02 AM

Reviewer: rick8749, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Since using Zyprexa, I have been diagnosed with BHP & type 2 diabetes. I am positive it is the drug that has caused the problems. I have since been put on Duodart for the BPH and have developed gynocomastia. I'm on a merry go round. Please help!

Condition: Additional Medications to Treat Depression
5/30/2014 2:14:28 PM

Reviewer: Huskergirl66, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This medication has really helped my depression and mood disorder. The only side effect has been weight gain...I've gained 20 pounds in the three months I've been on it. Bleh.

Condition: Additional Medications to Treat Depression
5/23/2014 5:03:57 PM

Reviewer: DWL, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Its been over ten years since I finally got off Zyprexa It was at one of the worst times in my life, with a number of psychological symptoms, including a lack of creativity, muted sense of being able to think in general; I couldn't even think of things to talk about to anyone, especially strangers. My psychiatrist tried stopping this medication, but when this happened I had a certain mental r ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Additional Medications to Treat Depression
5/22/2014 8:32:30 PM

Reviewer: SpectdIrtr, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Helped depression. Causes constipation, severe weight gain.

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