Zyprexa is employed for treating schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. It is also used as well as another medicine (fluoxetine) to help remedy some kinds of depression. Zyprexa is surely an atypical antipsychotic.
Use Zyprexa as directed by your doctor.
Ask your health care provider questions you may have about how precisely to work with Zyprexa.
Store Zyprexa at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store faraway from heat, moisture, and light. Keep Zyprexa out of the reach of children and away from pets.
Active Ingredient: Olanzapine.
All medicines could cause negative effects, but some individuals have no, or minor, side effects.
Check with your physician if some of these most typical side effects persist or become bothersome:
Back or joint pain; constipation; cough; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; increased appetite; indigestion; lightheadedness; numbness or tingling of your skin; restlessness; sore throat; weakness; putting on weight.
Seek medical assistance without delay if any of these severe side effects occur:
Severe hypersensitive reactions (rash; hives; itching; lack of breath; tightness inside chest; swelling in the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; unusual hoarseness); abnormal thoughts; chest pain; confusion; decreased urination; fainting; fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; fever, chills, or persistent sore throat; increased saliva production or drooling; increased sweating; loss of memory; menstrual changes; muscle pain, weakness, or stiffness; new or worsening mental or mood changes (eg, depression, hallucinations); seizures; severe or prolonged dizziness or headache; difficulty breathing; suicidal thoughts or actions; swelling from the hands, legs, or feet; signs of high blood sugar levels (eg, increased thirst, hunger, urination; unusual weakness); the signs of high prolactin levels (eg , enlarged breast size, decreased sexual ability, missed monthly period, nipple discharge); tremor; trouble concentrating, speaking, or swallowing; trouble doing nothing; trouble walking or standing; uncontrolled muscle movements (eg, arm or leg movements, jerking or twisting, twitching in the face or tongue); unusual bruising; vision changes; yellowing on the skin or eyes.
This is not a total listing of all side effects which could occur. If you've got questions regarding negative effects, contact your doctor.
Do NOT use Zyprexa if:
Contact your physician or physician straight away if some of these connect with you.
Some health conditions may interact with Zyprexa. Tell your medical professional or pharmacist when you have any medical conditions, particularly if any of the following affect you:
Some medicines may talk with Zyprexa. Tell your health care provider if you might be taking another medicines, especially any with the following:
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that will occur. Ask your medical provider if Zyprexa may communicate with other medicines that you simply take. Check with your health care provider before you begin, stop, or affect the dose associated with a medicine.
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