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what does olanzapine do to the biology of the brain?

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Dr. Alan Ali
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31 years experience Psychiatry
Olanzapine: Zyprexa (olanzapine) is an atypical psychotropic that affect Dopamine receptors, hence lowers Dopamine levels & reduces psychotic symptoms.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014
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