Olanzapine is a generic medication that belongs to a group of medicines called antipsychotics, which are used to treat schizophrenia, related mental disorders and bipolar disorder.
Doctors prescribe this medication to treat patients with schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. This medication can be used for acute or maintenance treatment of schizophrenia.
Antipsychotic medications work by altering the effect of chemicals in the brain, especially a neurotransmitter called dopamine.
Olanzapine should be taken once a day with or without food. For schizophrenia, the usual starting dose is 5mg to 10mg with the goal of achieving 10mg per day within several days. Increases in dosage usually occur at 5mg increments per week. The dosage ranges which were used in clinical trials were between 5mg to 20mg per day.
Commonly observed side effects are:
These may not be all the side effects of Olanzapine 2.5mg.
Do not use this medication if you are allergic to it or any of the other ingredients.
Tell your doctor if you have had liver problems, seizures and dementia. Clinical studies have shown there is an increased risk of mortality in elderly patients with dementia. Let your doctor know if you have a family history of diabetes or heart disease.
Keep this medication away from light and moisture. Store tablets at room temperature.
Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness characterized by faulty perception of reality, inappropriate actions, fantasy and delusion. It generally appears in late adolescence or early childhood and often lasts a lifetime. It affects about 1% of the population. Although the cause is still unclear, factors may include heredity, brain chemistry, viral infections and immune disorders. Symptoms include delusions, hallucinations and trouble concentrating.
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