Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

olanzapine

A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ernest Fischer
10 years experience in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
There are risks: The most common of which are weight gain and metabolic syndrome (diabetes with other metabolic changes). Also these carry a black box warning of incr ... Read More
3
3 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Olanzapine: Olanzapine (AKA zyprexa, (olanzapine) Relprevv, Zydis) is an atypical antipsychotic medication. Long-term use may be indicated for the treatment of Sc ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Zyprexa (olanzapine): An atypical antipsychotic approved by fda for tx of schizophrenia & bipolar disorders. It is structurally similar to Clozapine but classified as thien ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
Several things: Approved uses our schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Off label uses are for the stabilization of certain types of personality disorders, intermittent ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience in 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
1
1 thank
A male asked:
Dr. David Tabby
36 years experience in Neurology
No: I doubt it
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience in Psychiatry
20-40 ng/ml: Is cited, however Olanzapine blood levels are not routinely done in clinical practice as it does not have a widely accepted therapeutic level. On labe ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
34 years experience in Psychiatry
RAPID: The hunger can happen fairly quickly after you begin zyprexa (olanzapine). Has to do with receptors etc.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience in Psychiatry
Zyprexa/olanzapine: Antipsychotic medication that can also be used in bipolar disorder and as an adjunct in depression. Common side effects include sedation/tiredness, in ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
Www.drugs.com: Here is a very accessible, easy. To use website about zyprexa: www.Drugs.Com/zyprexa.Html zyprexa (olanzapine) is used to treat the symptoms of psy ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month