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  • FDA investigating long-acting Zyprexa shots after two deaths

    FDA investigating long-acting Zyprexa shots after two deaths
    The Food and Drug Administration says it is investigating the unexplained deaths of two patients in the wake of receiving intramuscular injections of the antipsychotic medication Zyprexa (generic name olanzapine). The patients died three to four days after receiving appropriate doses of Zyprexa Relprevv, which is designed to release slowly into the blood over two to four weeks and provide regular dosing for adults with schizophrenia.
  • Newer antipsychotics linked to kids' weight gain; all but one linked to metabolic changes

     
    Children and adolescents who started on any one of four psychiatric drugs known as "atypical antipsychotics" packed on a significant amount of weight, new research has found. And three of the four psychiatric medications under study came with metabolic...

    Doctors cautioned on Zyprexa for adolescents

     
    The Federal Drug Administration on Friday issued a warning to doctors that adolescents taking the drug olanzapine have an "increased potential" -- in comparison with adults taking the new-generation antipsychotic drug -- for weight gain and metabolic...