Zyprexa is employed for treating schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. It is also used together with another medicine (fluoxetine) to treat certain types of depression. Zyprexa can be an atypical antipsychotic.
Use Zyprexa as directed through your doctor.
Ask your medical provider questions maybe you have about how to utilize Zyprexa.
Store Zyprexa at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store from heat, moisture, and light-weight. Keep Zyprexa from the reach of youngsters and far from pets.
Active Ingredient: Olanzapine.
All medicines might cause unwanted effects, however, many folks have no, or minor, unwanted side effects.
Check with your doctor if any of these most popular negative effects persist or become bothersome:
Back or joint; constipation; cough; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; increased appetite; indigestion; lightheadedness; numbness or tingling of the epidermis; restlessness; sore throat; weakness; fat gain.
Seek medical help without delay if any of these severe unwanted side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; breathlessness; tightness in the chest; swelling with 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; forgetfulness; 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 with the hands, legs, or feet; symptoms of high blood sugar levels (eg, increased thirst, hunger, urination; unusual weakness); symptoms of high prolactin levels (eg , enlarged breast size, decreased sexual ability, missed period, nipple discharge); tremor; trouble concentrating, speaking, or swallowing; trouble still; trouble walking or standing; uncontrolled muscle movements (eg, arm or leg movements, jerking or twisting, twitching of the face or tongue); unusual bruising; vision changes; yellowing of your skin or eyes.
This is not a total list of all negative effects that will occur. If you might have questions about negative effects, contact your doctor.
Do NOT use Zyprexa if:
Contact your medical professional or doctor immediately if all of these affect you.
Some health concerns may interact with Zyprexa. Tell your doctor or pharmacist in case you have any medical conditions, particularly if any from the following apply to you:
Some medicines may talk with Zyprexa. Tell your health care provider if you're taking another medicines, especially any with the following:
This might not be a complete report on all interactions that may occur. Ask your medical provider if Zyprexa may communicate with other medicines that you just take. Check with your health care provider prior to starting, stop, or alter the dose of the medicine.
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