Were you looking for information about Zyprexa? Zeprexa is a common misspelling of Zyprexa.
Zyprexa® (olanzapine) -- a medication that works by blocking or lessening the effects of several chemicals in the brain -- is used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. When combined with the antidepressant fluoxetine (Prozac®), it is also approved to treat bipolar depression and treatment-resistant depression.
Zyprexa comes in tablet form and is usually taken once a day (injectable forms are also available). Some of the more common side effects of this drug include dizziness, drowsiness, and constipation.
(For the complete eMedTV article on this drug, click Zyprexa. This article offers an in-depth look at how Zyprexa works to treat the conditions listed above, and also discusses the results of previous clinical trials on the effectiveness of Zyprexa. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)