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Uses of Elanza Products

Olanzapine is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.

Elanza Products side effects


Side Effects of Elanza are Dizziness, Sleepiness, Weight gain, Increased prolactin level in blood, Constipation, Increased appetite, Weakness, Extrapyramidal symptoms, Increased liver enzymes, Altered blood lipid level, Increased glucose level in blood, Anticholinergic effects, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils).

How Elanza Products work

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

Patient Concerns about Elanza Products

Frequently asked questions about Elanza Products

Frequently asked questions about Olanzapine

Q. Can Elanza 5mg Tablet be used for anxiety?
The treatment of anxiety with Elanza 5mg Tablet is not an approved indication. Elanza 5mg Tablet has been studied for treatment of anxiety disorders but the results have not been very convincing. However, it can be used along with anxiolytics in anxiety disorders for better results.
Q. Is Elanza 5mg Tablet a sleeping pill?
No, Elanza 5mg Tablet is not a sleeping pill. It belongs to the atypical antipsychotic class of medicines. It is used to treat schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is a mental illness that causes disturbed or unusual thinking, loss of interest in life, and strong or inappropriate emotions. Elanza 5mg Tablet also helps with bipolar disorder (manic depressive disorder). It is a disease that causes episodes of depression, mania, and other abnormal moods.
Q. How long does it take for Elanza 5mg Tablet to kick in?
Elanza 5mg Tablet may start showing initial improvement within 1-2 week of starting. However, for full benefits it may take about 4-6 weeks. You should continue taking it and consult your doctor in case you feel that Elanza 5mg Tablet is not helping you.
Q. What is the most important information that I should know about Elanza 5mg Tablet?
Elanza 5mg Tablet can cause serious side effects which include increased risk of death in elderly people who are confused, have memory loss and have lost touch with reality (dementia-related psychosis). It is important to know that it may increase blood sugar levels in diabetics and also in patients who never had diabetes. Furthermore, it may cause weight gain and high fat levels in the blood which is more common in teenagers.
Q. Can Elanza 5mg Tablet be taken during pregnancy?
Elanza 5mg Tablet should be avoided during pregnancy and should only be given if benefits outweigh the risk. Using Elanza 5mg Tablet during last 3 months of pregnancy may cause unwanted symptoms in the unborn baby. These symptoms include shaking, muscle stiffness and/or weakness, sleepiness, agitation, breathing problems, and difficulty in feeding.
Q. Can I stop taking Elanza 5mg Tablet if I am better?
You should not stop taking Elanza 5mg Tablet without consulting your doctor. This is because sudden discontinuation of the medicine may cause unpleasant side effects which include sweating, unable to sleep, tremor, anxiety or nausea, and vomiting. To avoid such effects, your doctor will reduce the dose gradually before stopping the treatment.
Q. Does smoking or alcohol interfere with working of Elanza 5mg Tablet?
Yes, smoking interferes with working of Elanza 5mg Tablet causing an increase in its metabolism. One should avoid alcohol while taking Elanza 5mg Tablet since it may cause more drowsiness. However, if you are a smoker then your doctor may increase your dose depending on your response to treatment.

Products for Elanza

Elanza 5mg Tablet
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