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There are a number of warnings and precautions to be aware of before starting Zyprexa Relprevv. For example, this drug is associated with an increased risk for developing strokes, a life-threatening condition called neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS), and complications during pregnancy. Also, certain people should avoid the medication completely, such as those who are allergic to any of its ingredients.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

Talk with your healthcare provider prior to receiving Zyprexa® Relprevv™ (olanzapine extended-release injection) if you have:
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
  • Breastfeeding
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant.
 
You should also tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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