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Zyprexa zydis

Generic name: Olanzapine (oral) [oh-lanz-a-peen]
names of brands: Zyprexa, zyprexa, zydis
drug class: Atypical antipsychotics

What is Zyprexa zydis?

Zyprexa zydis is an antipsychotic medication utilized to manage psychotic disorders like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder (manic depression) for adults and children aged 13 or older.

Zyprexa zydis can also be combined along with prozac ( prozac) to treat symptoms in depression for children and adults who are at least 10 years old with bipolar i disorder..zyprexa zydis could also be used to treat conditions that are not covered in this guide.

Side effects of Zyprexa zydis

See a doctor immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms that are warning signs of an allergic response, such as difficulty breathing, hives, or swelling of your lips, face, and tongue,

Get medical attention when you experience a severe drug reaction that could affect various parts of your body. Symptoms may include the following: skin eruptions, fever, and swollen glands. Other symptoms include muscle aches, extreme weakening, unusual bruising, or the appearance of yellowing in your eyes or skin.

Long-term or high doses of olanzapine may cause a severe movement disorder that cannot be reversed. The longer you take zyprexa zydis, the more likely you are to be diagnosed with this disorder, particularly if you're a female or an elderly adult.

Zyprexa zydis may cause serious side effects. Consult your physician immediately. If you suffer from:

  • Muscles that are not controlled in your facial muscles (chewing or smacking your lips, mouth movement, frowning, blinking, or eye movements);
  • Difficulties swallowing or speaking;
  • Swelling of your feet or hands
  • Unusual thoughts, confusion, hallucinations, confusion, or thoughts of harming yourself
  • Low white blood cell counts—fever chills, mouth sores, open sores in the skin, sore throat, cough, difficulty breathing, feeling lightheaded or
  • Symptoms of feeling extremely thirsty and hot, unable to go to the bathroom, and heavy sweating or dry and hot skin;
  • Liver issues: upper stomach pain, itching, weight loss, black stools, dark urine, jaundice (yellowing of the eyes or skin);
  • Increased blood sugar, increased thirst, more frequent appetite, urination, dry mouth smell, fruity breath, drowsiness, dry skin, blurred vision, the loss of weight,
  • Extreme nervous system reaction: very rigid (rigid) muscles and sweating, high fever, as well as confusion, quick or irregular heartbeats, and a feeling that you could be stricken with a stroke.

Common adverse effects of zyprexa zydis could be:

  • Weight increase (more likely to occur in teens) weight gain, appetite increase;
  • Headache, dizziness, fatigue, drowsiness, or restlessness.
  • Difficulties with memory or speech;
  • Numbness, shaking, or tingling sensation;
  • Changes in personality
  • Dry mouth, or an increase in salivation;
  • Stomach discomfort, constipation,
  • Discomfort in your arms or legs.

There isn't an exhaustive list of the possible impacts, as other things might occur. Talk to your doctor for medical advice about the consequences. If you experience any side negative effects to the fda by calling 1-800-fda-1088.


Zyprexa zydis is not approved to be used in older people suffering from dementia-related psychosis.

Before you take this drug

It is not recommended to use zyprexa zydis if you are allergic to it.

Zyprexa zydis may increase the chance of death for older patients suffering from dementia-related psychosis. This hasn't been cleared by the fda for use in this way.

Speak to your doctor if you were ever diagnosed with:

  • The liver condition;
  • Coronary disease excessive and lower blood pressure;
  • The highest cholesterol or triglycerides
  • A stroke, including "mini-stroke";
  • Breast cancer;
  • A seizure;
  • Alzheimer's disease;
  • Diabetes and high blood sugar
  • Increased prostate;
  • Bowel problems,
  • Narrow-angle glaucoma.

The use of antipsychotic medications during the last three months of pregnancy can result in breathing issues and feeding issues, as well as withdrawal symptoms in the infant. If you get pregnant, tell your doctor right away. Don't stop using zyprexa zydis without the advice of your physician.

Olanzapine is a drug that can be absorbed in breast milk. If you're nursing, inform your doctor when you experience extreme fatigue, irritability, or drowsiness. Issues, tremors, or abnormal movement of the muscles in your nursing baby.

Zyprexa zydisly disintegrating tablet (zyprexa zydis) could contain the chemical phenylalanine. Consult your physician if you suffer from the condition known as phenylketonuria (pku).

How to take Zyprexa zydis?

Follow the directions on the prescription label and go through all medication guides or instructions sheets. The doctor might alter the dosage. Be sure to take your medication exactly according to the directions.zyprexa zydis may be consumed either with or without food.

Discard an oral dissolving tablet (zyprexa zydis) from the container only once you're ready to consume the medication. The tablet should be placed in your mouth, and allow it to dissolve without chewing. Take a few breaths as the tablet disintegrates.zyprexa zydis can cause high blood sugar (hyperglycemia). If you're diabetic and have blood sugar issues, you should check your levels regularly.

You could gain weight or experience high levels of cholesterol as well as triglycerides (types of fat) when taking zyprexa zydis. This is the case especially as a teenager. It is possible that you will require periodic blood tests.consult your physician if symptoms do not improve or if your symptoms become worse after taking zyprexa zydis.don't stop taking zyprexa zydis abruptly, even if you are well. The sudden stop can result in serious negative side effects.

Zyprexa zydis may be utilized in conjunction with other antipsychotic medicines and an antidepressant. Take all medications according to the directions, and carefully read the medication guide that you receive. Do not alter your dose or dosing schedule without a physician's guidance.

The medication may only be part of a comprehensive treatment program that includes counseling and other psychosocial support programs. Follow your doctor's advice.maintain at room temperature and free of heat, moisture, and light.

Do i be concerned if i miss a dose?

Do not take the medicine for as long as you are able, but do not take your missed dosage if it's close to the time of the next dose. Don't take two doses at a time.

What will happen if i take excessively?

Get medical attention in an emergency or contact the poison help line toll-free at 1-800-222-1222.

The signs of an overdose could include sleepiness, agitation, aggressiveness, slurred speech, anxiety, a rapid heart rate, uncontrolled or jerky muscle movements, difficulty breathing, and the feeling of fainting.

What should be avoided?

Avoid driving or engaging in hazardous activities until you understand the way zyprexa zydis can affect you. Drowsiness or dizziness can lead to accidents, falls, or even serious not get up too quickly from a lying or sitting position, as you could be not drink alcohol. Dangerous side effects may be experienced.

Beware of becoming dehydrated or overheated. Get plenty of fluids in, particularly during hot weather or exercise. It is more likely to be hyperhydrated and dangerously hot while you're taking zyprexa zydis.

Interaction with other drugs

Zyprexa zydis, in combination with other medications that cause you to become restless or slow your breathing, could result in life-threatening or dangerous adverse consequences. Ask your doctor prior to using an opioid medication or a sleeping pill as a muscle relaxer or medication for anxiety or seizures.

Other medications that can affect zyprexa zydis include medications that are prescribed and available over the counter, vitamins, and herbal products. Inform your doctor about your current medications as well as any medications you are about to start or stop taking.



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