OLANZAPINE - ORAL
Common Brand Name(s): Zyprexa
Phonetic Pronunciation: (oh-LAN-zuh-peen)
Information last revised October 2010
What does OLANZAPINE ORAL look like?
Zyprexa 7.5 mg Tab
Zyprexa 2.5 mg Tab
Zyprexa 10 mg Tab
Zyprexa 20 mg Tab
Zyprexa 5 mg Tab
Zyprexa 15 mg Tab
This medication is used to treat certain mental/mood conditions (such as schizophrenia, bipolar mania). It may also be used in combination with other medication to treat depression. It works by helping to restore the balance of certain natural chemicals in the brain (neurotransmitters). Some of the benefits of continued use of this medication include feeling less nervous, better concentration, and reduced episodes of hallucinations. Talk to the doctor about the risks and benefits of treatment (especially when used in teenagers). See also Precautions section.
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