Zyprexa Zydis

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    Brand Name:Zyprexa Zydis
    Generic:Olanzapine
    Availability:Prescription
This drug was approved by the FDA in one form or another on:
2004-03-29 ,
This drug is made in one form or another by the following companies:
Eli Lilly and Company
This drug is available in the following forms:
Orally Disintegrating Tablets
View the actual FDA approved label for this drug at the following links:
http://www.fda.gov/cder/foi/label/2007/020592s042s043,021086s022s023,021253s026lbl.pdf

About Zyprexa Zydis

Zyprexa Zydis Orally Disintegrating Tablets is used for:

Treating schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Zyprexa Zydis Orally Disintegrating Tablets is an atypical antipsychotic. Exactly how it works is not known. It is thought to affect certain substances in the brain.

Side Effects of Zyprexa Zydis

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:

  • Back or joint pain;
  • constipation;
  • cough;
  • dizziness;
  • drowsiness;
  • dry mouth;
  • increased appetite;
  • indigestion;
  • lightheadedness;
  • numbness or tingling of the skin;
  • restlessness;
  • sore throat;
  • weakness;
  • weight gain.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
  • Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue);
  • abnormal thoughts;
  • chest pain;
  • confusion;
  • decreased urination;
  • fainting;
  • fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat;
  • fever;
  • increased saliva production or drooling;
  • increased sweating;
  • memory loss;
  • menstrual changes;
  • muscle pain, weakness, or stiffness;
  • new or worsening mental or mood changes (eg, depression, hallucinations);
  • seizures;
  • severe or prolonged dizziness or headache;
  • shortness of breath;
  • swelling of the hands, legs, or feet;
  • symptoms of high blood sugar (eg, increased thirst, hunger, urination; unusual weakness);
  • tremor;
  • trouble concentrating, speaking, or swallowing;
  • trouble sitting still;
  • trouble walking or standing;
  • uncontrolled muscle movements (eg, arm or leg movements, twitching of the face or tongue, jerking or twisting);
  • unusual bruising;
  • vision changes;
  • yellowing of the skin or eyes.

Who Should Not Take Zyprexa Zydis

Do NOT use Zyprexa Zydis Orally Disintegrating Tablets if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in Zyprexa Zydis Orally Disintegrating Tablets

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Interactions with Zyprexa Zydis

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Zyprexa Zydis Orally Disintegrating Tablets. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

  • Alpha blockers (eg, doxazosin), diazepam, or medicine for high blood pressure because the risk of low blood pressure and fainting may be increased
  • Anticholinergics (eg, scopolamine), fluvoxamine, or lorazepam because they may increase the risk of Zyprexa Zydis Orally Disintegrating Tablets's side effects
  • Carbamazepine, HIV protease inhibitors (eg, ritonavir), omeprazole, or rifampin because they may decrease Zyprexa Zydis Orally Disintegrating Tablets's effectiveness
  • Dopamine receptor agonists (eg, pramipexole) or levodopa because their effectiveness may be decreased by Zyprexa Zydis Orally Disintegrating Tablets
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