Olimelt

Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Olimelt Products

Olimelt Products are primarily used for

About Olimelt Products

Uses of Olimelt Products

Olanzapine is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.

Olimelt Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Olimelt 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 Olimelt 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 Olimelt Products

Frequently asked questions about Olimelt Products

Frequently asked questions about Olanzapine

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

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