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January 21, 2015. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Zyprexa Linked to Falls and Fractures in Seniors ]
Toronto, Canada A new study suggests that Zyprexa side effects could include an increased risk of falls and fractures in seniors. Zyprexa is an atypical antipsychotic medication, but it is often prescribed off-label to treat dementia and behavior issues in seniors. Zyprexa has also been linked to an increased risk of diabetes.
November 26, 2014. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Zyprexa Lawsuits ]
New York, NY It’s been almost eight years since Eli Lilly agreed to settle more than 18,000 Zyprexa lawsuits alleging patients developed diabetes and other health problems after taking Zyprexa. Those lawsuits alleged patients developed serious Zyprexa side effects as a result of taking the antipsychotic medication, and claimed Eli Lilly failed to warn them about the risks.
October 22, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ No Thanks, Zyprexa Diabetes ]
White River Junction, VT You can understand a patient’s reticence over starting the antipsychotic drug Zyprexa and the potential for the onset of Zyprexa diabetes. One 65-year-old bipolar patient who submitted a question to Drugs.com posed that very question after being started on 10mg of Zyprexa.
March 17, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Zyprexa Plaintiff Still Suffers in Spite of Court Decision ]
St. Louis, MO There is little doubt that the plaintiff in a Zyprexa side effects lawsuit is stricken with tardive dyskinesia likely caused by his use of Zyprexa over a time span of four years. However, in spite of the best efforts of his Zyprexa lawyer, Timothy Boehm’s lawsuit was lost after defendant Eli Lilly was granted summary judgment in the case. An appeals court upheld the lower court’s ruling.
January 2, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Incidence of Zyprexa Diabetes in Youth Rising in Tennessee ]
Nashville, TN Diabetes is a disease that most often affects adults later in life, due partly to weight gain, lack of exercise and poor diet habits exacerbated over time. Juvenile diabetes, on the other hand, is rare, and just as well given the challenges associated with diabetes. However, a growing concern surrounding side effects of a popular class of antipsychotics is the increased risk of Zyprexa diabetes in youth.
November 30, 2013. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Zyprexa Side Effects in Youth Concerning ]
Seattle, WA Patients taking medications understand that there is a risk of side effects, but when those medications put their health at risk, they question whether the benefits of the drugs outweigh the risks. Zyprexa side effects, which reportedly include a risk of weight gain and a suggested link between Zyprexa and diabetes, concern some researchers because Zyprexa has been used to treat adolescents, potentially putting them at risk of health problems into adulthood.
June 18, 2013. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ Zyprexa Relprevv Patient Deaths Prompt FDA Investigation ]
Washington, DC The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating two unexplained deaths in patients who received an intramuscular injection of the antipsychotic drug Zyprexa Relprevv (olanzapine pamoate).
March 9, 2008. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Zyprexa on Trial in Alaska: Lilly Accused of Putting Profit Before Patients ]
Anchorage, AK Spectators in a courtroom in Anchorage are getting an earful about how Zyprexa maker Eli Lilly waited, according to a witness, almost nine years to add warnings to Zyprexa with regard to a risk for diabetes, elevated blood sugar levels and weight gain.
November 22, 2007. By Gordon Gibb.
Hagersten, Sweden: Zyprexa is the sixth largest seller in Sweden, in all categories, and Rolf Adolfsson isn't happy about that. Unhappy, because the endocrine effects of Zyprexa are extremely dangerous, so says the noted Swedish professor of Psychiatry.Read [ Swedish Professor Slams Zyprexa, Pulls no Punches ]
November 21, 2007. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Zyprexa Side Effects are Deadly ]
St. Petersburg, FL There appears to be no group that is safe from the deadly side effects of Zyprexa. Seniors with dementia who are given the drug are at an increased risk of death, adults and children have a risk of suicidal tendencies and those who survive that may suffer from serious weight gain and diabetes. With all these potentially dangerous side effects associated with Zyprexa, can it still be said that the benefits of the drug outweigh the risks?
- Zyprexa: The Manipulation, and the Money By Gordon Gibb (Nov-16-07)
- Lilly Faces Mounting Legal Battles Over Zyprexa - Part II By Evelyn Pringle (Nov-10-07)
- Lilly Faces Mounting Legal Battles Over Zyprexa - Part I By Evelyn Pringle (Nov-8-07)
- Zyprexa and the Unanswered Question: Is it Safe? By Gordon Gibb (Nov-5-07)
- Zyprexa: In the Drug Business, the Gain is Worth the Risk By Gordon Gibb (Oct-26-07)
- Zyprexa and the Adolescent: Eli Lilly Seeks Approval to Market to Teens By Gordon Gibb (Oct-24-07)
- Zyprexa linked to Diabetes: Two Accounts By Jane Mundy (Aug-23-07)
- More Zyprexa Lawsuits By Heidi Turner (Aug-10-07)
- Zyprexa Lawsuits Involve Eight States By Heidi Turner (Aug-8-07)
- Damning FDA Letter Bolsters case against Zyprexa Maker By Brenda Frohloff (Jul-17-07)
- Zyprexa: Can you trust Eli Lilly? By Brenda Frohloff (Jul-13-07)
- Zyprexa: Courts Can Help By Gordon Gibb (Jul-5-07)
- Zyprexa: Rampant Off-Label Use By Gordon Gibb (Jul-3-07)