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ACULANZ 2.5 MG TABLET MD

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Composition FOR ACULANZ

Olanzapine(2.5 mg)

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Aculanz 2.5 mg tablet md at a fixed time.
Aculanz 2.5 mg tablet md may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Aculanz 2.5 mg tablet md may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Aculanz 2.5 mg tablet md is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR ACULANZ

    Olanzapine(2.5 mg)

    Uses

    Aculanz 2.5 mg tablet md is used in the treatment of schizophrenia (mental disorder in which patient interpret reality abnormally) and mania (abnormally elevated mood)

    How it works

    Aculanz 2.5 mg tablet md work by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.

    Common side effects

    Rash, Joint pain, Headache, Dizziness, Fainting, Back pain, Blurred vision, Increased appetite, Increased heart rate, Pain in extremity, Breast enlargement in male, Insomnia, Sleepiness, Vomiting, Weakness, Altered behaviour, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Dry mouth, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Extra pyramidal symptom, Loss of appetite, Central nervous system depression, Upper respiratory tract infection, Dyspepsia, Decreased white blood cell count, Parkinsonism, Weight gain, Absence of menstrual periods, Fatigue, Fever, Akathisia, Anxiety, Oligomenorrhea, Increased liver enzymes, Increased blood pressure, Rhinitis, Cough, Dystonia, Altered taste, Drowsiness, Decreased sexual function, Urinary retention, Increased saliva production, Respiratory tract infection, Ecg changes, Constipation, Urinary incontinence, Restlessness, Abnormal vision, Skin reaction, Tremor, Walking difficulties, Seizure

    SUBSTITUTES FOR ACULANZ

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    • OLAGRESS 2.5 MG TABLET MD
      (10 tablet md in strip)
      La Renon Healthcare Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 2.70/tablet md
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      Rs. 27
      pay 23% more per tablet md
    • OLAPIN 2.5MG TABLET MD
      (10 tablet md in strip)
      Crescent Therapeutics Ltd
      Rs. 2.38/tablet md
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      Rs. 23.81
      pay 8% more per tablet md
    • VENLANZ 2.5MG TABLET MD
      (10 tablet md in strip)
      Kriven Health Solutions
      Rs. 2.60/tablet md
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      Rs. 26
      pay 18% more per tablet md

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    Expert advice FOR ACULANZ

    • Do not take olanzapine tablet if you are allergic to olanzapine or any other ingredient in the medicine.Do not drive or operate machinery immediately after taking olanzapine as it may cause drowsiness.
    • Avoid taking olanzapine if you have mental illnesses like suicidal thoughts, depression; or suffering from fits (epilepsy), Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer disease or dementia.
    • Do not start or continue taking olanzapine, if you are suffering from diabetes; heart problems, high blood pressure or high cholesterol; breathing problems, increased pressure inside the eye that causes visual problems (glaucoma) or other eye related problems.
    • Do not drink alcohol while taking olanzapine as it may cause drowsiness.

    Frequently asked questions FOR ACULANZ

    Olanzapine

    Q.

    Is olanzapine a narcotic/sedative/used for anxiety/addictive?
    Olanzapine is not a narcotic/sedative/used for anxiety. It is used to treat schizophrenia patients who suffer from symptoms like seeing or hearing things which are actually not present. It is also used to treat manic episodes in patients. It also stabilized mood in patients with bipolar disorders. It is not generally known to be addictive

    Q.

    Is olanzapine a benzodiazepine/SSRI/MAOI?
    Olanzapine is a benzodiazepine. It is not an SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) or MAOI (monoamine oxidase inhibitor)

    Q.

    Is it like Xanax or valium?
    Olanzapine is not like Xanax or valium but all of them belong to the same class of medication called benzodiazepines

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    Q.

    Can olanzapine be used forever?
    No drug should be used forever until specifically advised by the doctor

    Q.

    Can I take diazepam/ibuprofen/paracetamol/zopiclone/ tramadol/sertraline/citalopram/Seroquel/ Xanax with olanzapine?
    Olanzapine can be taken along with Ibuprofen (pain killer)/ paracetamol (analgesic) but only under strict instructions from the doctor. Olanzapine preferably should not be taken with tramadol (opioid pain killer)/ zopiclone (insomnia treatment)/diazepam or valium (benzodiazepines)/ sertraline (anti-depressant)/ citalopram (anti-depressant)/Seroquel (anti-depressant). Drugs are known to interact with each other and cause side effects. Drugs should be taken in combination only as per the advice of the doctor

    Q.

    Does olanzapine cause weight gain/memory loss/ depression/anxiety/ hair loss/sleepiness?
    Olanzapine is known to have side effects like weight gain/memory loss/ depression/anxiety/ hair loss/sleepiness

    Q.

    Does it cause increased dopamine?
    Olanzapine is not known to cause increased dopamine. Please inform the doctor immediately about the side effects observed by you.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)