If your prescribed Zyprexa usage resulted in serious side effects, such as a stroke, seizure, or the development of diabetes, you may have the right to seek compensation.
Reports have surfaced revealing that patients have developed diabetes and ketosis (a serious diabetes complication) as a side effect of Zyprexa use. Other Zyprexa side effects include pancreatitis, stroke, seizures, diabetic coma, hyperglycemia, and Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome. Some patients also experienced worsening Alzheimer's symptoms.
Zyprexa is used to treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and symptoms of dementia. This drug was developed by Eli Lilly & Co and, in 1996, it was the second atypical antipsychotic approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It has become one of the most prescribed atypical antipsychotic drugs on the market.
The FDA mandated the addition of a warning label to the Zyprexa bottle in 2003.
Zyprexa is a drug used to treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and symptoms of dementia. Manufactured by Eli Lilly, Zyprexa has become a popular anti-psychotic drug because it does not produce the “Parksion’s-like” side effects associated with other medicines used to treat mental illness. Since its approval, the drug has become Eli Lilly’s best selling drug. Unfortunately, Zyprexa’s success in the drug market has been overshadowed by reports of dangerous side effects.
Since 2000, reports have surfaced that patients were developing diabetes as a side effect of Zyprexa use. In addition, one hundred users also developed ketosis, a serious diabetes complication. Other reported side effects include: