zyprexa experience

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   Posted 11/25/2008 3:07 PM (GMT -6)   
Pdoc gave me zyprexa 2.5 mg along with celexa 40mg. anybody with zyprexa experience that they would like to share?

Georgie Girl
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   Posted 11/25/2008 5:22 PM (GMT -6)   

Hi Trying

Yes, I take Zyprexa, 5 mg or 10 mg (depending on what samples my pdoc has on hand).  I only take it every 10-14 days for anxiety.  I also take several other meds - antidepressants and mood stabilizers, on a daily basis.  When I was suffering so bad from extreme anxiety this spring, Zyprexa was the medication that finally zapped the anxiety.  Thus I take it now whenever I feel anxiety coming on and it still works to get rid of most of it.  Zyprexa does make one hungrier and often fatter.  When I first started taking it, I didn't care about that, I was in so much anxiety, I would have taken anything to get it to stop.  I don't have any other side effects - except maybe some sleepiness.  It's been a godsend to me.



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   Posted 11/25/2008 6:42 PM (GMT -6)   


I am sorry I have no experience with that drug.  I am sure some other members will come along that do.



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   Posted 11/28/2008 9:04 AM (GMT -6)   
shakehead  Hi......was given Zyprexa a few wks ago to try for my panic and fear..took it for 3 days, very low dose, but got sooo dizzy and disoriented couldn;t function, so I called my dr and she said to stop taking it.  I got scared of it, although I am sooo glad it works for some people. That is about the only experience I have had with the drug. 
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