Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Meltez 2.5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
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.
Meltez 2.5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Meltez 2.5mg Tablet 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.
Meltez 2.5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactati
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Meltez 2.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Meltez 2.5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney d
isease. No dose adjustment of Meltez 2.5mg Tablet is recommended.
Meltez 2.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Meltez 2.5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
“The following are the results of on-going survey on 1mg.com for Meltez 2.5mg Tablet. These results only indicate the perceptions of the website users. Please base your medical decisions only on the advice of a doctor or a registered medical professional.”
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.