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OLANZAPINE - INTRAMUSCULAR

Common Brand Name(s): Zyprexa
Phonetic Pronunciation: (oh-LAN-zuh-peen)
Information last revised November 2010

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This medication is used to treat severe agitation associated with certain mental/mood conditions (schizophrenia, bipolar mania). It works by helping to restore the balance of certain natural chemicals in the brain (neurotransmitters). Talk to the doctor about the risks and benefits of treatment (especially when used in teenagers). See also Precautions section.
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