Olanza

Olanza

olanzapine

Manufacturer:

Pharmasant Lab

Distributor:

Central Poly Trading

Marketer:

Central Poly Trading
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Olanzapine
Indications/Uses
Manifestations of schizophrenia. Acute or mixed mania episodes associated w/ bipolar I disorder.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Bipolar I (acute, mixed or manic episodes) Monotherapy: Initially 10-15 mg once daily may be increased 5 mg/day at intervals of not less than 24 hr. Maintenance: 5-20 mg/day. Recommended max dose: 20 mg/day. Schizophrenia Initially 5-10 mg once daily. Thereafter, adjust 5 mg/day at 1 wk intervals up to a recommended max of 20 mg/day. Maintenance: 10-20 mg once daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity.
Special Precautions
Moderate to highly sedating. Cardiac disease, Parkinsons disease, hepatic & renal disease, significant wt gain, increased prolactin. Disorders w/ CNS depression.
Adverse Reactions
Somnolence, extrapyramidal symptoms, dizziness, headache, fatigue, insomnia, increased prolactin, wt gain.
Drug Interactions
Anticholinergics, benzodiazepines, CNS depressants, methylphenidate.
ATC Classification
N05AH03 - olanzapine ; Belongs to the class of diazepines, oxazepines and thiazepines antipsychotics
Presentation/Packing
Form
Olanza tab 10 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's
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