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What are possible side effects of Zyprexa Zydis (olanzapine)?

Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any possible signs of an allergic reaction to Zyprexa Zydis (olanzapine), including chest tightness, trouble breathing, rash, itching, facial swelling, hives, and swelling in the mouth or throat.
Seek immediate medical attention for severe side effects of Zyprexa Zydis, including unusual thoughts, chest pain, disorientation, lack of urine, fainting, abnormal heartbeat, flu-like symptoms, excess saliva, excess sweating, loss of memory, disrupted menstrual cycle, muscle discomfort, moodiness, depression, hallucinations, seizures, severe headaches, shortness of breath, thoughts of harming oneself, swelling of the extremities. Seek immediate medical attention if you experience symptoms of diabetes, including extreme thirst, hunger, urination, or lack of vigor, or if you experience symptoms of excess prolactin, including sexual dysfunction, increased breast size or nipple discharge, tremors, difficulty concentrating, involuntary muscle movements, bruising, vision problems, or yellow skin or eyes.
Common side effects of Zyprexa Zydis include drowsiness, weight gain, joint pain, weakness, back discomfort, sore throat, constipation, restlessness, cough, surface tingling or numbness, dizziness, lightheadedness, dry mouth, digestive problems, or an increased appetite. Talk to your doctor if these side effects become bothersome.
The possible side effects of Zyprexa Zydis vary depending on your age and gender. Teenagers are more prone to side effects such as extreme weight gain, drowsiness, an increase in cholesterol or lipids, and elevated levels of the hormone prolactin. The elderly, particularly women, are more prone to involuntary muscle movements in the extremities or face.

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