I feel that I need some help. Had PP in Feb this year 5 weeks after my baby was born....
Have Any Of You Gained On Bipolar Medication?
I'm on bipolar medication called olanzapine ,and my highest weight was 131 kg ,but I have managed to lose some of that weight....
Medicine induced diabetes
Last year I was given a drug by a neurologist called olanzapine it was to aid me to go to sleep but it was not a sleeping tablet it was more ...
I had PP in 2016 and I have been on a long journey of recovery since then!...
Very low mood
I am taking olanzapine which is making me very tired but I am also having CBT sessions weekly....
How do you lose weight on bipolar meds?
I know weight gain isn't uncommon on bipolar meds ,but I went from skinny 95 kg to 131 kg on olanzapine. I have managed slim down to 118....
This is hell- please respond
I hope somebody replies to me with an answer that will comfort my brain and spirit The thoughts are becoming unbearable The thoughts tell me ...
Brief Psychosis Disorder
I have been diagnosed with Bi-polar several times since I have had 2 psychosis events after PP....
Zyprexa .... olanzapine
I just come back from the doctors and have been prescribed Zyprexa ( olanzapine ) Comments much appreciated please...
Sister with PP and depression at home
My sister lives in Somerset, UK and had been diagnosed with PP 12 days after giving birth of a beautiful baby boy. At the beginning of Decemb...
Trying for a second baby
I had pp after the birth of my son in March 2016, I was fortunate enough to respond very well to treatment and did not need to go to an MBU. ...
Hi all, I have recently suffered a bi polar episode and am now taking olanzapine as a mood stabiliser....
Coming Off Lithium -any advice?
This is my first experience with lithium and only episode of psychosis so I'm hoping it will not develop into a long term condition, but comi...
Olanzapine and medication reduction 18 months on from PP
Hi all Just asking for some advice really. My daughter is 18 months old now and although I am still a bit up and down with my mood and anxiet...
You WILL get better, and you can lose weight!
Postpartum psychosis: You WILL get better, and you can lose weight! I was sectioned, treated in a mixed acute ward and then spent over 3 mont...
I have put on weight while taking olanzapine and venlafaxine since having PP in 2016....
What else could go wrong?
I saw my kids for an hour today supervised by social services and a contact centre staff member and it was absolutely heartbreaking....
Fluid retention from olanzapine
It's not the end of the world as I'm fine now but I didn't think I would get ill again ( I had PP after my 1st son 8 years ago )....
Weaning off Olanzapine
Hi everyone so I have been taking Olanzapine after I had a miscarriage and difficulties sleeping afterwards. Does anyone have any experience ...
Olanzapine The weight does come off (eventually)
When I was on Olanzapine ( 20mg nightly ) I noticed a huge difference in my appearance after a few weeks. In the 16weeks I was on it I gained...
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