At A Glance
- This Alert Affects
- 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.
- Eli Lilly
- Additional Details
- 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.