Olapin

Olapin

olanzapine

Manufacturer:

Unison

Distributor:

Medline
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Olanzapine
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Acute & maintenance treatment of schizophrenia & other psychoses 5-20 mg/day. Acute manic or mixed episodes in bipolar disorder 10-15 mg once daily. Moderate or severe manic episode 15 mg once daily for monotherapy or 10 mg daily in combination therapy. Prevention of recurrence of manic, mixed or depressive episode in bipolar disorder 5-20 mg/day.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity.
Special Precautions
Hyperglycemia or exacerbation of preexisting diabetes. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Smoking. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Somnolence, wt gain, abnormal gait, dizziness, asthenia, increased appetite, orthostatic hypotension, anticholinergic effect.
Drug Interactions
Activated charcoal, alcohol, carbamazepine, cimetidine.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
N05AH03 - olanzapine ; Belongs to the class of diazepines, oxazepines and thiazepines antipsychotics
Presentation/Packing
Form
Olapin tab 10 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's
Form
Olapin FC tab 5 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's
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