Olanzotic 2.5mg Tablet

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Olanzotic 2.5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
14.42
₹1.44/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Olanzotic Tablet

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Uses of Olanzotic Tablet

Olanzotic 2.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.
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Side effects of Olanzotic Tablet

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Sleepiness, Weight gain, Increased prolactin level in blood, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).

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How to use Olanzotic Tablet

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Olanzotic 2.5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Olanzotic Tablet works

Olanzotic 2.5mg tablet is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affect thoughts.

In Depth Information on Olanzotic Tablet

Expert advice for Olanzotic Tablet

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Olanzotic 2.5mg Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Olanzotic 2.5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Olanzotic 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Olanzotic 2.5mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Olanzotic 2.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Olanzotic 2.5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidne
y disease. No dose adjustment of Olanzotic 2.5mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
Olanzotic 2.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients w
ith liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Olanzotic 2.5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Nixitral 100mg Capsule, Flugee 150mg Tablet
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