Olanza 5/Olanza 10

Olanza 5/Olanza 10

olanzapine

Manufacturer:

Unison

Distributor:

JustRight Healthcare
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Olanzapine
Indications/Uses
Schizophrenia & for moderate to severe mania associated w/ bipolar disorder.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult Antipsychotic Initially 5-10 mg once a day, w/ a target dose of 10 mg once a day w/in several days. Dosage may then be adjusted as needed & tolerated at increments or decrements of 5 mg a day at intervals of not less than 1 wk. Max: 20 mg a day. Elderly Usual adult dose.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Alzheimer's dementia, breast cancer, CV disease, cerebrovascular disease, dehydration or hypolovemia, history of drug abuse or dependence, narrow angle or glaucoma, paralytic ileus, prostatic hypertrophy, hepatic function impairment.
Special Precautions
Pregnancy & lactation. Childn & adolescent. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Agitation, akathisia, extrapyramidal effects, parkinsonian, personality disorder, amblyopia, asthenia, constipation, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, headache, increased wt, postural hypotension, rhinitis, tremor.
Drug Interactions
Alcohol, CNS depression-producing medications, anticholinergics, hepatotoxic medications.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
N05AH03 - olanzapine ; Belongs to the class of diazepines, oxazepines and thiazepines antipsychotics
Presentation/Packing
Form
Olanza FC tab 5 mg
Packing/Price
30's
Form
Olanza FC tab 10 mg
Packing/Price
30's
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