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Zyprexa - Zyprexa Zydis

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  • Zyprexa
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Zyprexa to treat bipolar disorder or schizophrenia. This eMedTV article offers an overview of Zyprexa, noting in particular its uses, general dosing guidelines, strengths, and possible side effects.
  • Zyprexa (Olanzapine) Drug Information
    Zyprexa is a medication that is used to treat bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. This eMedTV article offers more information on Zyprexa (olanzapine), including how the drug works and a list of some of its potential side effects.
  • Zyprexa 10 mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV segment explains, a doctor may prescribe 10 mg Zyprexa tablets once daily to treat schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. This article further discusses Zyprexa dosing guidelines and describes some of the factors that may affect your dosage.
  • Zyprexa 15 mg Tablets
    People being treated for bipolar disorder usually start with a 10 mg or 15 mg Zyprexa tablet daily. This eMedTV page also offers Zyprexa dosing guidelines for the treatment of schizophrenia and lists the other available strengths for this drug.
  • Zyprexa 2.5 mg Tablets
    Zyprexa comes in tablet form and is available in many strengths. As this selection from the eMedTV Web site explains, of the numerous strengths of this drug, the 2.5 mg Zyprexa tablets are the lowest strength available.
  • Zyprexa 20 mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV segment explains, a 20 mg Zyprexa tablet once daily is the maximum Zyprexa dosage for treating bipolar disorder or schizophrenia. This page covers some general Zyprexa dosing guidelines and lists the factors that may affect your dose.
  • Zyprexa 5 mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV Web article explains, a doctor may prescribe 5 mg Zyprexa tablets to treat bipolar disorder or schizophrenia. This page also describes the factors that may affect your dosage and outlines some general dosing guidelines.
  • Zyprexa 7.5 mg Tablets
    The usual starting Zyprexa dose for treating schizophrenia is 5 mg to 10 mg. As this eMedTV article explains, if you are starting with 7.5 mg Zyprexa tablets or 5 mg Zyprexa tablets, your doctor may increase your dosage to 10 mg within the first few days.
  • Zyprexa Alternatives
    Zyprexa alternatives can include therapy and other medications (such as Haldol or lithium). This page on the eMedTV Web site lists a number of alternatives to Zyprexa and describes situations in which they may be considered.
  • Zyprexa and Breastfeeding
    Zyprexa passes through breast milk. Therefore, as this eMedTV page explains, the drug's manufacturer recommends avoiding Zyprexa while breastfeeding. This resource offers an in-depth look at Zyprexa and breastfeeding.
  • Zyprexa and Diabetes
    As this part of the eMedTV Web site explains, in clinical trials, up to 1 percent of people taking Zyprexa developed diabetes. This article discusses how this drug may increase your risk of diabetes and what you can do to prevent this.
  • Zyprexa and Dry Mouth
    In previous clinical studies, up to 32 percent of people taking Zyprexa reported dry mouth as a side effect. This eMedTV segment lists some things you can do if you're on Zyprexa and dry mouth occurs (such as sipping water or sugarless drinks often).
  • Zyprexa and Hair Loss
    It's hard to tell for sure if there is a relationship between the use of Zyprexa and hair loss. But as this eMedTV resource explains, if you experience hair loss while taking Zyprexa, you should let your healthcare provider know.
  • Zyprexa and Insomnia
    In clinical trials, up to 12 percent of patients taking Zyprexa experienced insomnia. This eMedTV page lists some of the things you can do if you're taking Zyprexa and insomnia becomes a problem, such as napping no later than 3 p.m.
  • Zyprexa and Pregnancy
    Zyprexa is classified as a pregnancy Category C medication. This selection from the eMedTV archives provides detailed information about Zyprexa and pregnancy, including what to do if you become pregnant while taking Zyprexa.
  • Zyprexa and Weight Gain
    Up to 22.2 percent of adults experience weight gain as a side effect of Zyprexa. This eMedTV page lists some things you can do if weight gain occurs while taking this drug (such as eating lots of fruits, vegetables, and other heart-healthy foods).
  • Zyprexa Antidepressant
    As this eMedTV segment explains, although it is not an antidepressant, Zyprexa can be used to treat bipolar depression and treatment-resistant depression. This article discusses Zyprexa uses in more detail and explains how the medication works.
  • Zyprexa Dangers
    Zyprexa may cause a life-threatening condition called neuroleptic malignant syndrome. This article from the eMedTV site explores other potential dangers of Zyprexa and explains what you should discuss with your doctor before using this medication.
  • Zyprexa Dosage
    When treating schizophrenia in adults, the recommended starting Zyprexa dosage is 5 mg to 10 mg once daily. This eMedTV Web page provides an overview of dosing guidelines for this medication and includes information on when and how to take it.
  • Zyprexa Drug Information
    Zyprexa is a prescription drug used to control symptoms of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This eMedTV Web page offers more information on the drug, including details about Zyprexa's effects and potential side effects.
  • Zyprexa Drug Interactions
    Taking drugs like alcohol or Floxin along with Zyprexa can cause, or increase your risk of, side effects. This eMedTV article discusses a number of other drugs that can potentially interact with Zyprexa (such as ketoconazole and mexiletine).
  • Zyprexa Drug Side Effects
    Some of the potential side effects of the drug Zyprexa may include drowsiness, weight gain, and dizziness. This eMedTV page describes other possible side effects of the product and includes a link to more in-depth information on the topic.
  • Zyprexa for Children
    Zyprexa is approved for certain uses in children. As this eMedTV Web resource explains, the drug works by affecting certain brain chemicals and is an effective treatment option bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.
  • Zyprexa for Schizophrenia
    Many doctors may treat schizophrenia with Zyprexa, to help improve symptoms and to prevent relapses. This eMedTV Web page describes common symptoms of schizophrenia and explains how the drug works to improve this mental illness.
  • Zyprexa Indications
    Zyprexa is a prescription medication approved for treating bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. This page from the eMedTV Web site explores other indications for Zyprexa and explains how this antipsychotic drug can be used for "off-label" purposes.
  • Zyprexa Medication
    This eMedTV resource takes a brief look at Zyprexa, which is used to treat bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. It explains how this medication works and lists possible side effects. There is also a link to more detailed information.
  • Zyprexa Medicine for Bipolar Disorder
    This eMedTV Web resource offers a brief overview of Zyprexa, a bipolar disorder medicine. This page explains how this medication works and also discusses its effectiveness at treating conditions such as bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.
  • Zyprexa Oral
    An oral medication, Zyprexa is often prescribed for the treatment of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. This eMedTV resource discusses other Zyprexa uses, explains how the medicine works, and describes the specific effects of this drug.
  • Zyprexa Overdose
    Symptoms of an overdose with Zyprexa can include convulsions, cardiac arrest, and coma, among other things. This eMedTV resource discusses other effects of an overdose and describes some of the treatment options that are available.
  • Zyprexa Relprev
    Zyprexa Relprevv is a prescription medicine licensed to treat schizophrenia. This page from the eMedTV Web site explains how Zyprexa Relprevv works and describes possible signs of an overdose. Zyprexa relprev is a common misspelling of Zyprexa Relprevv.
  • Zyprexa Relprevv
    Zyprexa Relprevv is an antipsychotic medication that is used to treat schizophrenia. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this drug, providing information on its specific use, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Zyprexa Relprevv and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV segment discusses Zyprexa Relprevv (olanzapine extended-release injection) and breastfeeding. It includes information on whether the drug passes through breast milk, the problems it may cause, and what your doctor may recommend.
  • Zyprexa Relprevv and Pregnancy
    This page on the eMedTV Web site explains the results of animal studies on pregnancy and Zyprexa Relprevv (olanzapine extended-release injection). Guidelines your doctor will follow if you become pregnant while taking it are also described.
  • Zyprexa Relprevv Dosage
    As discussed in this eMedTV Web page, your Zyprexa Relprevv dosage will be based on other medications you are taking, along with various other factors. This article provides more details on the dosing guidelines for this drug.
  • Zyprexa Relprevv Drug Interactions
    Alcohol and some antidepressant drugs may cause negative drug interactions with Zyprexa Relprevv. This eMedTV resource outlines other medications that may potentially cause complications with Zyprexa Relprevv and describes the problems that can occur.
  • Zyprexa Relprevv Medication Information
    As this eMedTV article explains, Zyprexa Relprevv is a medication used for treating schizophrenia. More information is covered in this Web page, including details on how the drug works, how it is given, and general safety concerns to review.
  • Zyprexa Relprevv Overdose
    This eMedTV resource explains that if too much Zyprexa Relprevv (olanzapine extended-release injection) is given, it may cause breathing problems, seizures, and even death. Other symptoms are described, as well as possible treatment options.
  • Zyprexa Relprevv Side Effects
    As described in this eMedTV page, side effects of Zyprexa Relprevv can include drowsiness, diarrhea, and a dry mouth. This article provides an in-depth look at common problems, as well as more serious side effects that require prompt medical attention.
  • Zyprexa Relprevv Uses
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, Zyprexa Relprevv uses primarily include treating schizophrenia in adults. This article further explores the reasons this drug is prescribed, including information on "off-label" uses.
  • Zyprexa Relprevv Warnings and Precautions
    Zyprexa Relprevv can increase your risk of diabetes, seizures, or potentially life-threatening conditions. This eMedTV page explores other Zyprexa Relprevv warnings and precautions and provides details on who should not use the drug.
  • Zyprexa Risks
    Some of the potential risks with using Zyprexa may include dizziness and weakness. This selection from the eMedTV Web library describes other possible risks, including potentially serious problems that may require immediate medical attention.
  • Zyprexa Safety
    As this eMedTV page explains, you may not be able to safely take Zyprexa if you have certain medical conditions, such as glaucoma or diabetes. This page further discusses other safety precautions with this medicine, including possible side effects.
  • Zyprexa Sexual Side Effects
    As this eMedTV article explains, some people who take Zyprexa may experience impotence or a decreased sex drive, among other Zyprexa sexual side effects. If you experience any sexual side effects during treatment with Zyprexa, let your doctor know.
  • Zyprexa Side Affects
    Thirst and constipation are among the common side effects of Zyprexa. This eMedTV page also lists Zyprexa side effects to report to your doctor (like signs of diabetes). Zyprexa side affects is a common misspelling of Zyprexa side effects.
  • Zyprexa Side Effects
    Common Zyprexa side effects can include weight gain, drowsiness, and a dry mouth, among other things. This eMedTV resource covers these and other side effects that may occur while taking Zyprexa, including serious side effects to report to your doctor.
  • Zyprexa Substitute
    If you have side effects or if Zyprexa is not working for you, there are several alternatives available. This eMedTV Web resource provides an overview of several substitutes for Zyprexa, including other medications and therapy.
  • Zyprexa Tablets
    Zyprexa is an antipsychotic drug often used to treat bipolar disorder or schizophrenia. This eMedTV page offers information on when and how to take the tablets and provides Zyprexa dosing guidelines for the treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
  • Zyprexa Uses
    Zyprexa is licensed to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This eMedTV page highlights these and other Zyprexa uses, including off-label uses such as the treatment of behavioral problems in elderly people with dementia.
  • Zyprexa Warnings and Precautions
    Zyprexa can increase the risk of seizures in some people. This eMedTV article discusses other Zyprexa warnings and precautions, such as possible drug interactions and the safety of taking Zyprexa while pregnant or nursing.
  • Zyprexa Weight Change
    Weight gain is a common side effect of Zyprexa. This eMedTV article takes a further look at weight change and Zyprexa, explaining how often people taking this medication experience weight gain and offering some tips on how to control your weight.
  • Zyprexa Withdraw
    It is possible to develop withdrawal from Zyprexa if you stop taking the medication too quickly. This eMedTV Web page lists possible symptoms of withdrawal from this drug. Zyprexa withdraw is a common variation and misspelling of withdrawal from Zyprexa.
  • Zyprexa Withdrawl
    Symptoms of Zyprexa withdrawal may include insomnia, hallucinations, and delusions. This eMedTV page provides a link to more information on withdrawal from Zyprexa. Zyprexa withdrawl is a common misspelling and variation of withdrawal from Zyprexa.
  • Zyprexa Zydis
    A doctor may prescribe Zyprexa Zydis disintegrating tablets to treat schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. This eMedTV page offers a brief overview of this product, including some general dosing tips, available strengths, and potential side effects.
  • Zyprexia
    Zyprexa, a drug used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, affects several chemicals in the brain. This eMedTV article explores Zyprexa dosing, side effects, and overdose symptoms. Zyprexia is a common misspelling of Zyprexa.
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