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how many mg of zyprexa to take to overdose

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
> 20 mg.: For adults zyprexa (olanzapine) is usually not give to adults in a dose greater the 20 mg per day. However, situations and patients are different. I ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shamshad Haroon
25 years experience Psychiatry
No it is toxic: Some drugs have narrow therapeutic window means we have to worry about toxicity like lithium and other have se like tegretol and Imipramine we have ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
There are risks: Yes, but not if you gain weight quickly on it. It must be stopped if you develop diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, excessively high triglycerides, tardi ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience Psychiatry
It depends: That would depend to some extent on the condition being treated, the dosing used, and the delivery method (oral vs im). In general the earliest effect ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Davies
23 years experience Psychiatry
Not as a one time: Typical doses of zyprexa (olanzapine) are 2.5 to 20 mg a day. A one time dose of 30 mg, without other medication or substances, is not likely to cause ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Zyprexa OD: Zyprexa (olanzapine) is an antipsychotic medication. Overdose symptoms may include: drowsiness, fast/ irregular heartbeat, difficulty with speech, ag ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shariq Refai
12 years experience Psychiatry
Well: thats always difficult, if he becomes a threat to himself or others take him to the ER or call 911. If not, then discuss oter treatment options with h ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hogan Shy
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Zyprexa: Antipsychotics and psychiatric medications often take time to reach a steady state. Zyprexa typically is taken on a daily basis and is not used prn. W ... Read More

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