Active ingredients: olanzapine
What it is used for
OLANZAPINE APOTEX tablets are indicated for Treatment of schizophrenia and related psychoses. Short-term treatment, alone or in combination with lithium or valproate, of acute manic episodes associated with bipolar I disorder. Preventing recurrence of manic, mixed or depressive episodes in bipolar 1 disorder.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Store in Original Container
- Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Light yellow to yellow coloured, slightly mottled, round, biconvex tablets, debossed with 'O6' on one side and plain on the other side.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on December 1, 2022. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient olanzapine
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
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Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems