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Olay 5 Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Olay Tablet

Olay 5 Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.

Olay Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Weight gain
  • Increased prolactin level in blood
  • Constipation
  • Muscle rigidity
  • Restlessness
  • Tremor

How to use Olay 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. Olay 5 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Olay Tablet works

Olay 5 Tablet is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by affecting the levels of chemical messengers (dopamine and serotonin) to improve mood, thoughts and behavior.

Olay Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Olay 5 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Olay 5 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Olay 5 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Olay 5 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Olay 5 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Olay 5 Tablet is recommended.
Liver
Olay 5 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Olay 5 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Olay 5 Tablet
₹3.5/Tablet
Oleanz 5 Tablet
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₹4/Tablet
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Oliza 5 Tablet
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₹3.55/Tablet
1% costlier
Oleanz RT 5 Tablet
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₹3.67/Tablet
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Olan 5 Tablet
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₹3.66/Tablet
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Olanex 5 Tablet
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₹3.65/Tablet
4% costlier

Expert Advice

  • Olay 5 Tablet works well in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
  • It is less likely to cause heart and movement problems as compared to other similar medicines.
  • It may take 4 to 6 weeks to see full effects on thoughts and mood. Keep taking it as prescribed.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Olay 5 Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • It may increase your weight, blood sugar and cholesterol. Eat healthy, exercise regularly and monitor your blood levels regularly.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Do not stop taking Olay 5 Tablet without talking  to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Olay with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Indizole, Itraspan, Itzo
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Gametop
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adflox, Limaflox, Gatifa
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Valkid
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Olay

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Dear sir I am 17 years old having height of 174 centimetre and weight of 54 kg. I eat normally 44 chapatis and a little bit of rice please help me in making my health condition a bit good
Dr. Megha Mukhija
Dietician
Hi PATIENT confirm the no. Of chappati you have mentioned. Thanks Megha Mukhija Health Mania
Is schizophrenia a major disorder. My psychiatrist prescribed me with sizodon 10 and soltus 50
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Schizophrenia is a chronic problem caused by Neuro chemical disturbance in brain. It is characterised by fear, odd experiences and distorted thought pattern. Treatment is with antipsychotic medicines which may need to continue throughout life. Coping with a mental disorder as serious as schizophrenia can be challenging, both for the person with the condition and for friends and family. Here are some ways to cope: 1. Learn about schizophrenia. Education about the disorder can help motivate the person with the disease to stick to the treatment plan. Education can help friends and family understand the disorder and be more compassionate with the person who has it. 2. Join a support group. Support groups for people with schizophrenia can help them reach out to others facing similar challenges. Support groups may also help family and friends cope. 3. Stay focused on goals. Managing schizophrenia is an ongoing process. Keeping treatment goals in mind can help the person with schizophrenia stay motivated. Help your loved one remember to take responsibility for managing the illness and working toward goals. 4. Ask about social services assistance. These services may be able to assist with affordable counselling services, job placements and other daily activities. 5. Learn relaxation and stress management. The person with schizophrenia and loved ones may benefit from stress-reduction techniques such as meditation, yoga or tai chi. Please see a psychiatrist for further guidance.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
1601, Karnavati Estate, GIDC, Phase III, Vatva, Ahmedabad 382445, Gujarat, India.
One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Olay 5 Tablet. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your prescription and the availability of this medicine.
MRP
35
10 tablets in 1 strip
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