Advertisement

Is Zyprexa (olanzapine) safe for people with diabetes?

Zyprexa (olanzapine), which is used to treat the symptoms of psychotic conditions such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder (manic depression), can cause high blood sugar (hyperglycemia).

People who have diabetes need to check their blood sugar levels regularly while taking Zyprexa.

They should also visit their doctor regularly.

Continue Learning about Olanzapine

Can I smoke while taking olanzapine?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
Olanzapine (Zyprexa) is in a class of medications called atypical antipsychotics. It is used to ...
More Answers
How should I take olanzapine?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
Olanzapine (Zyprexa) is in a class of medications called atypical antipsychotics. It is used to ...
More Answers
What should I know about olanzapine extended release injections?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
Olanzapine extended release injectable suspension should not be used by people who have dementia...
More Answers
What should I know about olanzapine before taking it?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
Before taking olanzapine, you should know that it might make you dizzy or slow your reaction tim...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.