Zyprexa Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Feeling Of Restlessness With Inability To Sit Still
  • A Type Of Movement Disorder Called Parkinsonism
  • Personality Disorders

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Change In The Ability To Pay Attention
  • A High Prolactin Level
  • Backache
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Head Pain
  • High Amount Of Triglyceride In The Blood
  • Increased Hunger
  • Inducing Of A Relaxed Easy State
  • Inflammation Of The Nose
  • Lazy Eye
  • Low Energy
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Orthostatic Hypotension, A Form Of Low Blood Pressure
  • Weight Gain

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • An Extreme Sense Of Wellbeing Called Euphoria
  • Chest Pain
  • Extrapyramidal Disease, A Type Of Movement Disorder
  • Fever
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Memory Loss
  • Mental Status Changes
  • Tardive Dyskinesia, A Disorder Characterized By Involuntary Movements Of The Face, Mouth And Tongue

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Type Of Speech Disorder Called Dysarthria
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Abnormal Manner Of Walking
  • An Abnormal Increase In Muscle Tone
  • Bruising Under The Skin
  • Chills
  • Cough
  • Deep Sleep Or Sleep For Long Periods
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Excessive Saliva Production
  • Excessive Thirst
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Indigestion
  • Involuntary Leakage Of Urine
  • Joint Pain
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Muscle Stiffness
  • Nausea
  • Nervousness
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Pain In The Arms Or Legs
  • Stomach Cramps
  • The Inability To Have An Erection
  • Throat Irritation
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Visible Water Retention
  • Vomiting

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Change In Vision
  • A Complication Of Diabetes With High Blood Ketone Levels Called Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • A Condition With Muscle Tissue Breakdown Called Rhabdomyolysis
  • A Problem With Menstrual Periods
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Rash
  • A Stroke
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Type Of Significant Allergic Skin Reaction Called DRESS Syndrome
  • A Yellowing Of The Eyes Or Skin From Buildup Of Bilirubin Called Jaundice
  • Abnormal Muscle Movements
  • An Inability To Completely Empty The Bladder
  • Blocked Bowels With Decreased Peristaltic Movement
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic Hyperosmolar Coma
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Disturbance In The Ability Of The Eye To Focus
  • Enlarged Fatty Liver
  • Excessive Fat In The Blood
  • Heat Stroke
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Inflammation Of The Liver With Stoppage Of Bile Flow
  • Liver Failure
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, A Reaction Characterized By Fever, Muscle Rigidity And Confusion
  • Obstruction Of A Blood Vessel By A Blood Clot
  • Pancreatitis
  • Priapism, A Prolonged Erection Of The Penis
  • Problems With Food Passing Through The Esophagus
  • Puffy Face From Water Retention
  • Seizures
  • Skin Rash With Sloughing
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Very Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Breastmilk Production Not Associated With Childbirth Or Nursing
  • Confusion
  • Drug Or Chemical-Induced Sensitivity To Sunlight
  • Enlarged Breasts
  • Hair Loss
  • Hives
  • Increased Sensitivity Of The Skin To The Sun
  • Itching
  • Stuttering

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