Zyprexa is used for treating schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. It is also used in addition to another medicine (fluoxetine) to help remedy some types of depression. Zyprexa is an atypical antipsychotic.
Use Zyprexa as directed through your doctor.
Ask your health care provider any questions maybe you have about how precisely to make use of Zyprexa.
Store Zyprexa at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store from heat, moisture, and lightweight. Keep Zyprexa out of your reach of youngsters and away from pets.
Active Ingredient: Olanzapine.
All medicines might cause side effects, but many folks have no, or minor, side effects.
Check with your doctor if these most frequent unwanted side effects persist or become bothersome:
Back or joint; constipation; cough; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; increased appetite; indigestion; lightheadedness; numbness or tingling of your skin; restlessness; sore throat; weakness; fat gain.
Seek medical assistance without delay if any of these severe negative effects occur:
Severe hypersensitive reactions (rash; hives; itching; breathlessness; tightness inside 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; 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; lack of breath; suicidal thoughts or actions; swelling from the hands, legs, or feet; signs and symptoms of high blood sugar (eg, increased thirst, hunger, urination; unusual weakness); symptoms of high prolactin levels (eg , enlarged breast size, decreased sexual ability, missed monthly period, nipple discharge); tremor; trouble concentrating, speaking, or swallowing; trouble sitting still; trouble walking or standing; uncontrolled muscle movements (eg, branch 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 listing of all unwanted effects which could occur. If you might have queries about negative effects, contact your doctor.
Do NOT use Zyprexa if:
Contact a medical expert or physician without delay if all of these affect you.
Some health concerns may talk with Zyprexa. Tell your physician or pharmacist if you have any health conditions, in particular when any of the following apply to you:
Some medicines may communicate with Zyprexa. Tell your medical provider if you might be taking every other medicines, especially any of the following:
This may not be a whole list of all interactions that could occur. Ask your doctor if Zyprexa may connect to other medicines which you take. Check with your health care provider before starting, stop, or affect the dose from a medicine.
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