Zyprexa 15 mg Tablets

Zyprexa® (olanzapine) is a medication often prescribed for treating schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. It comes in tablet form and is available in several different strengths, including:
 
  • 2.5 mg tablets
  • 5 mg tablets
  • 7.5 mg tablets
  • 10 mg tablets
  • 15 mg tablets
  • 20 mg tablets.
     
People being treated for manic or mixed episodes in bipolar disorder typically start with 10 mg or 15 mg Zyprexa tablets once a day. If bipolar disorder symptoms continue after several weeks, your healthcare provider may increase your dosage as needed.
 
The recommended starting Zyprexa dose for the treatment of schizophrenia is 5 mg to 10 mg once daily. If you start at less than 10 mg of Zyprexa daily, your healthcare provider may increase the dosage to 10 mg within the first few days.
 
(Click Zyprexa Dosage to find dosing guidelines for the treatment of bipolar depression or treatment-resistant depression and for more information on how to take Zyprexa.)
 
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