Zyprexa is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of schizophrenia. Zyprexa is sometimes prescribed to treat depression that has failed to respond to antidepressants. Since the FDA has not approved Zyprexa specifically for this usage, it is considered “off-label.” Zyprexa is also known by its drug name, Olanzapine.
Zyprexa is an antipsychotic, a drug that is used to manage psychiatric problems such as delusions and disordered thoughts. Zyprexa is believed to work by blocking dopamine in certain pathways of the brain.
How do I take it?
Zyprexa is taken once a day.
Zyprexa is available in tablet form.
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