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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.

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