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Doctors' Answers to "Frequently Asked Questions" - Zyprexia
These comments are made for the purpose of discussion and should NOT be used as
recommendations for or against therapies or other treatments. An individual patient is
always advised to consult their own physician.
Zyprexia and Mood Swings [posted
Question: Do you have any information that Zyprexia can increase the incidences of
mood swings? Especially antagonistic/belligerent ones?
Answer: Seen occasionally.
Zyprexia [posted 8/5/98]
Question: Is there a new drug "zyprexia" used for mental health cases?
Answer: zyprexia is an antipsychotic, it is a selective monoaminergic
Zyprexia Causing Breast Tumors
Question: I read an article on another medical site that said something about
zyprexia could cause breast tumors. Is that true? I am taking 15 mg a day. And cancer runs
in my family. Should I be concerned about zyprexia causing breast tumors? I would
appreciate any information that you could give me.
Answer: This would be news to me. It's not mentioned in the PDR, you might check
with the company Lily: 800-545-5979.
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