Olazep

Organic Laboratories

Composition for Olazep Products

Olazep Products are primarily used for

About Olazep Products

Uses of Olazep Products

Olanzapine is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.

Olazep Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Olazep are Sleepiness, Weight gain, Increased prolactin level in blood, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Dizziness, Dryness in mouth, Constipation, Restlessness, Tremor, Muscle stiffness.

How Olazep 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 Olazep Products

Frequently asked questions about Olazep Products

Frequently asked questions about Olanzapine

Q. Can Olazep 10mg Tablet be used for anxiety?
The treatment of anxiety with Olazep 10mg Tablet is not an approved indication. Olazep 10mg 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 Olazep 10mg Tablet a sleeping pill?
No, Olazep 10mg 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. Olazep 10mg 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 Olazep 10mg Tablet to kick in?
Olazep 10mg 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 Olazep 10mg Tablet is not helping you.
Q. What is the most important information that I should know about Olazep 10mg Tablet?
Olazep 10mg 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 Olazep 10mg Tablet be taken during pregnancy?
Olazep 10mg Tablet should be avoided during pregnancy and should only be given if benefits outweigh the risk. Using Olazep 10mg 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 Olazep 10mg Tablet if I am better?
You should not stop taking Olazep 10mg 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 Olazep 10mg Tablet?
Yes, smoking interferes with working of Olazep 10mg Tablet causing an increase in its metabolism. One should avoid alcohol while taking Olazep 10mg 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 Olazep

Olazep 10mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Organic Laboratories
MRP
47.5
Not Available
Olazep 5mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Organic Laboratories
MRP
20.08
Not Available

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