Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. ZyPREXA
  2. ZyPREXA Zydis

Descriptions


Olanzapine is used to treat nervous, emotional, and mental conditions (eg, schizophrenia). It may also be used alone or with other medicines (eg, lithium or valproate) to treat bipolar disorder (manic-depressive illness) or mania that is part of bipolar disorder. This medicine should not be used to treat behavioral problems in older adult patients who have dementia or Alzheimer's disease.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet
  • Tablet, Disintegrating