Active ingredients: olanzapine
What it is used for
Olanzapine is indicated for the treatment of schizophrenia and related psychoses. Olanzapine alone or in combination with lithium or valproate is indicated for the short-term treatment of acute manic episodes associated with Bipolar I Disorder. Olanzapine is indicated for preventing recurrence of manic, mixed or depressive episodes in Bipolar I Disorder.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Store in Original Container
- Protect from Moisture
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
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.
White, biconvex, round film-coated tablets, embossed "OL 5" on one side and plain on the other.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
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.
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