It's a medication used for symptoms of psychosis.
This atypical antipsychotic is chemically related to valium, xanax, and similar drugs. It is also used for bipolar illness. Other uses, not recommended by the manufacturer included generalized anxiety, panic, and PTSD.
The drug carries a black box warning. It states that old people taking this medication have an increased risk of dying.
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Zyprexa contains Olanzapine which is an atypical antipsychotic. It use in the treatments of schizophrenia and use to treat depression link to bipolar disorder.
Zyprexa Olanzapine belongs to the class of medicines known as atypical antipsychotic. It acts on the central nervous system. It works by inhibiting several neurotransmitters in the brain though the mechanism of action is still not clear. Zyprexa is use to treat schizophrenia and acute manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder.
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