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Generic Zyprexa Tablets 
Generic Zyprexa Tablets (Olanzapine ) 
is used for the treatment of 
schizophrenia as well as acu...
Generic Zyprexa Tablets 
Chemical Structure 
© The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
Generic Zyprexa Tablets 
Indications 
Generic Zyprexa (Olanzapine Tablets) is an 
atypical antipsychotic which is used in ...
Generic Zyprexa Tablets 
Recommended Dosage 
Generic Zyprexa (Oleanz Tablets) should be 
administered on a once-a-day sche...
Generic Zyprexa Tablets 
Recommended Dosage 
Bipolar I Disorder (manic or mixed episodes) in 
adults: 
•Start at 10 or 15 ...
Generic Zyprexa Tablets 
Warnings and Precautions: 
There is an increased risk of death and increased 
incidence of cerebr...
Generic Zyprexa Tablets 
Warnings and Precautions: 
Potential consequences of weight gain should be 
considered. Patients ...
Generic Zyprexa Tablets 
Warnings and Precautions: 
Generic Zyprexa (Oleanz Tablets) has 
to be used with caution in patie...
Generic Zyprexa Tablets 
Contraindications 
Generic Zyprexa (Oleanz Tablets) 
is contraindicated in patients with a 
hyper...
Generic Zyprexa Tablets 
Side Effects of Oleanz Tablets 
Most common side effects with an incidence 
rate of 5% or more an...
Generic Zyprexa Tablets 
Side Effects of Oleanz Tablets 
Schizophrenia (Adolescents): 
sedation, weight increased, headach...
Generic Zyprexa Tablets 
Side Effects of Oleanz Tablets 
Manic or Mixed Episodes, Bipolar I 
Disorder (Adolescents): 
seda...
Generic Zyprexa Tablets 
Side Effects of Oleanz Tablets 
Combination of Generic Zyprexa and 
Lithium or Valproate: 
Manic ...
Generic Zyprexa Tablets 
Oleanz (Olanzapine Tablets) 
manufactured by Sun Pharmaceuticals 
Industries Ltd., India 
For mor...
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Generic Zyprexa (Olanzapine Tablets) is used for the treatment of schizophrenia as well as acute treatment of manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder and maintenance treatment of bipolar I disorder.

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  1. 1. Generic Zyprexa Tablets Generic Zyprexa Tablets (Olanzapine ) is used for the treatment of schizophrenia as well as acute treatment of manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder and maintenance treatment of bipolar I disorder. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  2. 2. Generic Zyprexa Tablets Chemical Structure © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  3. 3. Generic Zyprexa Tablets Indications Generic Zyprexa (Olanzapine Tablets) is an atypical antipsychotic which is used in the form of an oral formulation for the treatment of schizophrenia as well as acute treatment of manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder and maintenance treatment of bipolar I disorder in adults and adolescents between the ages of 13 to 17 years. Oleanz tablets are also used as an adjunct to valproate or lithium in the treatment of manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder in adults. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  4. 4. Generic Zyprexa Tablets Recommended Dosage Generic Zyprexa (Oleanz Tablets) should be administered on a once-a-day schedule without regard to meals. Schizophrenia in adults: Start at 5-10 mg once daily; •Target: 10 mg/day within several days Schizophrenia in adolescents: Start at 2.5-5 mg once daily; •Target: 10 mg/day © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  5. 5. Generic Zyprexa Tablets Recommended Dosage Bipolar I Disorder (manic or mixed episodes) in adults: •Start at 10 or 15 mg once daily Bipolar I Disorder (manic or mixed episodes) in adolescents •Start at 2.5-5 mg once daily; •Target: 10 mg/day Bipolar I Disorder (manic or mixed episodes) with lithium or valproate in adults •Start at 10 mg once daily © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  6. 6. Generic Zyprexa Tablets Warnings and Precautions: There is an increased risk of death and increased incidence of cerebrovascular adverse events in elderly Patients with Dementia-Related Psychosis The possibility of a suicide attempt is inherent in schizophrenia and in bipolar I disorder Discontinue and monitor closely in case of Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Patients taking olanzapine should be monitored for symptoms of hyperglycemia and undergo fasting blood glucose and lipid profiles testing at the beginning of, and periodically during, treatment. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  7. 7. Generic Zyprexa Tablets Warnings and Precautions: Potential consequences of weight gain should be considered. Patients should receive regular monitoring of weight. Orthostatic hypotension associated with dizziness, tachycardia, bradycardia and, in some patients, syncope, may occur especially during initial dose titration. Leukopenia, Neutropenia, and Agranulocytosis has been reported with antipsychotics, including Olanzapine (Oleanz Tablets). © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  8. 8. Generic Zyprexa Tablets Warnings and Precautions: Generic Zyprexa (Oleanz Tablets) has to be used with caution in patients with a history of seizures or having conditions that lower the seizure threshold. This medication has potential to impair judgment, thinking, and motor skills. Observe caution when operating machinery or driving. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  9. 9. Generic Zyprexa Tablets Contraindications Generic Zyprexa (Oleanz Tablets) is contraindicated in patients with a hypersensitivity to Olanzapine or any inactive component of this medication. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  10. 10. Generic Zyprexa Tablets Side Effects of Oleanz Tablets Most common side effects with an incidence rate of 5% or more and at least twice that for placebo Oral Olanzapine Monotherapy: Schizophrenia (Adults): postural hypotension, constipation, weight gain, dizziness, personality disorder, akathisia © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  11. 11. Generic Zyprexa Tablets Side Effects of Oleanz Tablets Schizophrenia (Adolescents): sedation, weight increased, headache, increased appetite, dizziness, abdominal pain, pain in extremity, fatigue, dry mouth Manic or Mixed Episodes, Bipolar I Disorder (Adults): asthenia, dry mouth, constipation, increased appetite, somnolence, dizziness, tremor © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  12. 12. Generic Zyprexa Tablets Side Effects of Oleanz Tablets Manic or Mixed Episodes, Bipolar I Disorder (Adolescents): sedation, weight increased, increased appetite, headache, fatigue, dizziness, dry mouth, abdominal pain, pain in extremity © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  13. 13. Generic Zyprexa Tablets Side Effects of Oleanz Tablets Combination of Generic Zyprexa and Lithium or Valproate: Manic or Mixed Episodes, Bipolar I Disorder (Adults): dry mouth, weight gain, increased appetite, dizziness, back pain, constipation, speech disorder, increased salivation, amnesia, paresthesia © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  14. 14. Generic Zyprexa Tablets Oleanz (Olanzapine Tablets) manufactured by Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd., India For more information Click Here © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
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