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olanzapine

Side Effects

List olanzapine side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with olanzapine:

Common side effects of olanzapine:

  • A Feeling of Restlessness with Inability to Sit StillSevere
  • Disorder involving Personality ChangesSevere
  • Parkinson SymptomsSevere
  • BackacheLess Severe
  • Blood Pressure Drop Upon StandingLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • DrowsinessLess Severe
  • Dry MouthLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel MovementsLess Severe
  • Increased HungerLess Severe
  • Increased Levels of Prolactin in the BloodLess Severe
  • Inflammation of the NoseLess Severe
  • Involuntary QuiveringLess Severe
  • Lazy EyeLess Severe
  • Weight GainLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of olanzapine:

  • Abnormal Movements of Face Muscles and TongueSevere
  • Chest PainSevere
  • Extrapyramidal ReactionSevere
  • Extreme Sense of Well BeingSevere
  • FeverSevere
  • Fluid Retention in the Legs, Feet, Arms or HandsSevere
  • Loss of MemorySevere
  • Mental ImpairmentSevere
  • Abnormal Increase in Muscle ToneLess Severe
  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsLess Severe
  • Abnormal Manner of WalkingLess Severe
  • Abnormally Low Blood PressureLess Severe
  • ChillsLess Severe
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • CoughLess Severe
  • Deep Sleep or Sleep for Long PeriodsLess Severe
  • Difficulty SpeakingLess Severe
  • Disturbance of AttentionLess Severe
  • Excessive ThirstLess Severe
  • Fast HeartbeatLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Hemorrhage of Blood Under the SkinLess Severe
  • High Blood PressureLess Severe
  • Inability to have an ErectionLess Severe
  • Increased Production of SalivaLess Severe
  • IndigestionLess Severe
  • Joint PainLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Numbness and TinglingLess Severe
  • Pain in Arms or LegsLess Severe
  • Problems with Bladder ControlLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Throat IrritationLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Urinary Tract InfectionLess Severe

Rare side effects of olanzapine:

  • Blocked Bowels with No MovementSevere
  • Continued Painful ErectionSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • DiabetesSevere
  • Diabetic Hyperosmolar ComaSevere
  • Diabetic KetoacidosisSevere
  • Giant HivesSevere
  • HepatitisSevere
  • High Amount of Fats in the BloodSevere
  • High Amount of Triglyceride in the BloodSevere
  • High Blood SugarSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Neuroleptic Malignant SyndromeSevere
  • Obstruction of a Blood Vessel by a Blood ClotSevere
  • PancreatitisSevere
  • Problem with PeriodsSevere
  • Problems with EyesightSevere
  • Puffy Face from Water RetentionSevere
  • RashSevere
  • SeizuresSevere
  • Serious Muscle Damage that may Lead to Kidney FailureSevere
  • StrokeSevere
  • SunstrokeSevere
  • Trouble BreathingSevere
  • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Liver ProblemsSevere
  • Altered Interest in Having Sexual IntercourseLess Severe
  • ConfusedLess Severe
  • Discharge of Milk in Men or Women when Not BreastfeedingLess Severe
  • Drug or Chemical-Induced Sensitivity to SunlightLess Severe
  • Enlarged BreastsLess Severe
  • HivesLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Sun-Sensitive SkinLess Severe

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