Olza-5/Olza-10

Olza-5/Olza-10

olanzapine

Manufacturer:

Unison

Distributor:

Health Alliance
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Firma Welfare Instrument
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Olanzapine
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult >18 yr Schizophrenia, combination therapy for mania, prevention of recurrence in bipolar disorder 10 mg daily adjusted to usual range of 5-20 mg daily. Doses >10 mg only after reassessment. Monotherapy for mania 15 mg daily adjusted to usual range of 5-20 mg daily. Doses >15 mg only after reassessment. Childn 12-18 yr Schizophrenia, combination therapy for mania Initially 5-10 mg daily adjusted to usual range of 5-20 mg daily. Doses >10 mg only after reassessment. Monotherapy for mania 15 mg daily adjusted to usual range of 5-20 mg daily. Doses >15 mg only after reassessment. Max dose of 20 mg daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Special Precautions
Hepatic impairment. Elderly patients w/ dementia-related psychosis. Adolescents 13-17 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Somnolence, wt gain, chest pain, HTN, fever, bruising.
Drug Interactions
MIMS Class
Antipsychotics
ATC Classification
N05AH03 - olanzapine ; Belongs to the class of diazepines, oxazepines and thiazepines antipsychotics
Presentation/Packing
Form
Olza tab 10 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's
Form
Olza tab 5 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's
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