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FDA recalls Zyprexa

Sunday, July 27, 2008

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Zyprexa was FDA approved for the short-term treatment of acute manic episodes in bipolar disorder. The worlds best selling schizophrenia drug, Zyprexa sales account for 40% of Eli Lillys $11.08 billion in sales. There have been many questions regarding the popular drug Zyprexa and its safety. Linked to 288 reported Zyprexa diabetes cases, including 23 […]

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Zyprexa

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

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Zyprexa is used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Zyprexa is linked to weight gain, diabetes, glucose problems, increased cholesterol, and increased triglycerides. In a recent National Institute of Mental Health study, some disturbing facts about weight gain and Zyprexa were found: Patients taking Zyprexa gained an average of 2 pounds per month. 30% of […]

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Deaths with Antipsychotics in Elderly Patients with Behavioral Disturbances

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

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Deaths with Antipsychotics in Elderly Patients with Behavioral Disturbances The Food and Drug Administration has determined that the treatment of behavioral disorders in elderly patients with dementia with atypical (second generation) antipsychotic medications is associated with increased mortality. Of a total of seventeen placebo controlled trials performed with olanzapine (Zyprexa), aripiprazole (Abilify), risperidone (Risperdal), or […]

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