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    Tuesday, August 02, 2016

    PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS

    Psychiatric drugs kill 500,000 people each year in the US and EU, Prof. Peter Gotzsche, MD

    Psychiatric drugs are responsible for the deaths of more than half a million people aged 65 and older each year in the Western world [in the US and the European Union],” writes Prof. Peter G√łtzsche, MD.

    Later in the article he writes,
        “I used Danish prescription statistics to estimate the number of deaths caused by these three classes of drugs.
        “Because falls, which are much more common in older people, are an important cause of death in people taking psychotropic drugs, I included only people at least 65 years of age and used conservative death rates: 1% for antipsychotics, 1% for benzodiazepines and similar drugs, and only 2% for antidepressants.
        “The total number of deaths a year in Denmark (3693) when scaled up corresponded to 539,000 in the United States and European Union combined.”

    Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Aug 02, 2016 8:58 am | [0] comments

    Wednesday, October 28, 2009

    ZYPREXA

    Children and adolescents given Zyprexa gained an average of 18.7 lbs in 3 months

    Children and adolescents, 4- to 19-years-old, given Zyprexa (olanzapine) gained an average of 18.7 lbs in less than 3 months (11 weeks) according to a new study published in JAMA. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Oct 28, 2009 7:21 am | [0] comments

    Wednesday, September 30, 2009

    ZYPREXA

    5 mg Zyprexa (olanzapine) causes weight gain of 15 lbs in one year

    A dose 5 mg of Zyprexa (olanzapine) causes an average weight gain of roughly 15 lbs after one year according to a paper by Charles B. Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D. from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Sep 30, 2009 12:27 pm | [0] comments

    ZYPREXA

    15 mg Zyprexa (olanzapine) causes weight gain of 24 lbs in one year

    A dose 15 mg of Zyprexa (olanzapine) causes an average weight gain of roughly 24 lbs after one year according to a paper by Charles B. Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D. from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Sep 30, 2009 12:04 pm | [0] comments

    Wednesday, May 06, 2009

    ZYPREXA

    Zyprexa caused a weight gain of 35 lbs in 3 months in one man, 70 lbs in 6 months in another

    Zyprexa (olanzapine) can cause massive weight gain. Here are two case reports. One man given 15 mg of Zyprexa gained 35 pounds in three months, while another man given 20 mg gained 70 pounds in six months. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, May 06, 2009 11:40 am | [0] comments

    Thursday, December 27, 2007

    ZYPREXA, GEODON & ABILIFY

    ‘I gained 70 lbs while taking Zyprexa,’ said P. Wagner, ‘but stopped eating on Geodon plus Abilify’

    Here is a fascinating story about a person named P. Wagner who who could not stop eating when taking Zyprexa and gained 70 pounds, but then lost a tremendous amount of weight when switched to Geodon combined with Abilify. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Dec 27, 2007 8:38 pm | [1] comments

    Thursday, March 15, 2007

    METFORMIN

    Metformin prevents weight gain from some antipsychotic drugs

    Metformin prevented additional weight gain in children who had gained 10 percent or more in less than a year while taking the antipsychotic drugs Zyprexa (olanzapine), Risperdal (risperidone) or Seroquel (quetiapine) according to a study from researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Those given a placebo gained an average of 9 pounds, while those given metformin did not gain an additional weight. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Mar 15, 2007 2:53 am | [0] comments

    Friday, November 11, 2005

    ZYPREXA-INDUCED WEIGHT GAIN

    Zyprexa (olanzapine) causes significant weight gain in 40 percent of patients

    Zyprexa (olanzapine) causes a 7 percent weight gain or more in 40 percent of patients according to a new review paper about drugs that cause weight gain. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Nov 11, 2005 5:13 am | [1] comments

    ZYPREXA-INDUCED WEIGHT GAIN

    Zyprexa (olanzapine) causes average weight gain of 7.9 percent in bipolar patients

    Zyprexa (olanzapine) caused an average weight gain of 7.9 percent in patients with bipolar disorder (manic-depression) after an average time on the drug of 2 years and 5 months according to a new review paper about drugs that cause weight gain. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Nov 11, 2005 5:13 am | [0] comments

    ZYPREXA-INDUCED WEIGHT GAIN

    Zyprexa (olanzapine) causes average weight gain in 20 pounds in schizophrenic patients

    Zyprexa (olanzapine) caused an average weight gain of 20.4 pounds in schizophrenic patients after an average time on the drug of 1 year and 10 months according to a new review paper about drugs that cause weight gain. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Nov 11, 2005 5:13 am | [0] comments

    Saturday, July 09, 2005

    Chart comparing weight gain from antipsychotic drugs

    Below is a chart comparing weight gain during the first two-and-a-half months from various antipsychotic drugs. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Jul 09, 2005 12:45 pm | [2] comments

    Monday, May 09, 2005

    TOPAMAX

    Topamax (topiramate) causes 13.3 lbs weight loss in women who had gained weight on Zyprexa

    Topamax (topiramate) helps women who had gained weight taking Zyprexa (olanzapine), to lose weight according to a new study. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, May 09, 2005 6:17 am | [0] comments

    ZYPREXA

    Zyprexa (olanzapine) dose of 13.3 mg per day or more increases risk of large weight gain 3-fold

    The antipsychotic drug Zyprexa (olanzapine) is associated with weight gain. The typical dose is 5 to 20 mg per day. A dose of 13.3 mg per day or more increases the risk of a large weight gain 3-fold. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, May 09, 2005 6:01 am | [0] comments

    ZYPREXA

    Zyprexa (olanzapine) causes rapid weight gain in 15% of patients

    Approximately 15 percent of people gain weight rapidly when taking taking Zyprexa (olanzapine): an average of 4 percent of their body weight -- an average of 7 pounds -- in the first two weeks, and 7 percent or more of their body weight -- an average of 15.9 pounds -- during the first six weeks according to a new paper. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, May 09, 2005 4:15 am | [0] comments

    Thursday, April 14, 2005

    ANTIPSYCHOTIC DRUGS

    Antipsychotic drugs associated with weight gains of 2 to 22 pounds

    Many antipsychotic drugs are associated with weight gain. Solian (amisulpride), Geodon (ziprasidone), and Abilify (aripiprazole) are associated with weight gains of less than 4.4 pounds, however, Zyprexa (olanzapine) has been associated with a large weight gain of between 8.8 and 22 pounds according to a paper from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Apr 14, 2005 5:29 am | [1] comments

    Wednesday, January 05, 2005

    DRUGS FOR SCHIZOPHRENIA

    Drugs for schizophrenia: Abilify (aripiprazole) causes weight loss, Zyprexa (olanzapine) weight gain

    Schizophrenic patients given Abilify (aripiprazole) lost 3 pounds in six months compared to a weight gain of 9.4 pounds in patients given Zyprexa (olanzapine) according to a new study. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Jan 05, 2005 5:38 am | [3] comments

    Tuesday, September 28, 2004

    Schizophrenia, depression, etc: 1 gram of niacin plus 1 gram of vitamin C three times per day

    Several people taking drugs for schizophrenia, such as Zyprexa (olanzapine) or Seroquel (quetiapine), have complained how much weight they have gained taking these drugs. Someone called yesterday and said he had gained 80 pounds taking Seroquel (quetiapine), and asked if I had heard of any other medicines that did not cause weight gain. Yes, maybe there is. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Sep 28, 2004 7:05 am | [8] comments

    Wednesday, September 01, 2004

    Zyprexa: Switching to Zyprexa Zydis may not cause weight loss according to Dr. Dennis Padla

    A couple of days ago I reported on a study which found that switching from conventional Zyprexa (olanzapine) tablets to orally disintegrating Zyprexa Zydis (olanzapine) tablets caused an average weight loss of 14.5 lbs. Dennis Padla, M.D., a board certified psychiatrist and active member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians, strongly disagrees with the results of this study. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Sep 01, 2004 4:11 pm | [0] comments

    Monday, August 30, 2004

    Zyprexa: Switching to orally disintegrating Zyprexa Zydis tablets causes weight loss of 14.5 lbs

    Patients who switched from conventional Zyprexa (olanzapine) tablets to orally disintegrating Zyprexa Zydis (olanzapine) tablets lost an average of 14.5 lbs in four months compared to a weight gain of 8.1 pounds for patients who continued taking the conventional Zyprexa (olanzapine) tablets. This is difference of 20.5 pounds. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Aug 30, 2004 2:46 am | [7] comments

    Saturday, August 28, 2004

    Zyprexa (olanzapine) associated with weight gain of 9.1 pounds after two-and-one-half months

    Zyprexa (olanzapine) is estimated to cause an average weight gain of 9.1 pounds after two-and-one-half months according to a recent review paper. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Aug 28, 2004 9:20 am | [0] comments

    Monday, June 21, 2004

    Antipsychotic drug weight gain: 7% gain in one-third taking Zyprexa, one-fourth Seroquel

    The United States Federal Drug and Food Administration defines weight gain related to any given drug as an increase of 7 percent of bodyweight. Based on this definition, one study reported that a 7 percent weight gain was observed in 29 percent of patients treated with Zyprexa (olanzapine), 25 percent treated with Seroquel (quetiapine), 18 percent with Risperdal (risperidone), and 9.8 percent treated with Geodon (ziprasidone). Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jun 21, 2004 6:22 am | [0] comments

    Antipsychotic drug weight gain: Zyprexa: 9.1 lbs in two-and-a-half-months

    A standard dose of the antipsychotic drug Zyprexa (olanzapine) causes an average weight gain of 9.1 pounds in two-and-a-half-months according to recent analysis. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jun 21, 2004 5:59 am | [0] comments

    Antipsychotic drug weight gain: Zyprexa: 5.1 lbs in one month

    The antipsychotic drug Zyprexa (olanzapine) causes an average weight gain of 5.1 pounds in one month according to recent paper. Read the entire article | Email this article
    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jun 21, 2004 5:55 am | [0] comments


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  • Zyprexa: Switching to orally disintegrating Zyprexa Zydis tablets causes weight loss of 14.5 lbs

  • Drugs for schizophrenia: Abilify (aripiprazole) causes weight loss, Zyprexa (olanzapine) weight gain

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