Medicine Overview of Olapin Tablet
Side effects of Olapin Tablet
Sleepiness, Weight gain, Increased prolactin level in blood, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).
How to use Olapin 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. Olapin 20mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Olapin Tablet works
Olapin 20mg 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 Olapin Tablet
Expert advice for Olapin 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.
Special precautions for Olapin 20mg Tablet
Olapin 20mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Olapin 20mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Olapin 20mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation+more
. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Olapin 20mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o+more
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Olapin 20mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney di+more
sease. No dose adjustment of Olapin 20mg Tablet is recommended....
Olapin 20mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with+more
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Olapin 20mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Itragreat 200mg Capsule, Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet
Substitutes for Olapin Tablet
Oltha 20mg Tablet
Shine Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Olay 20mg Tablet
Olimelt 20mg Tablet
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Oliza 20mg Tablet
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Oleanz RT 20mg Tablet
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd