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olanzapine - oral, Zyprexa

GENERIC NAME: OLANZAPINE - ORAL (oh-LAN-zuh-peen)

BRAND NAME(S): Zyprexa

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WARNING: There may be a slightly increased risk of serious, possibly fatal side effects (such as stroke, heart failure) when this medication is used in elderly patients with dementia. Discuss the risks and benefits of this medication, as well as other effective and possibly safer treatments for dementia-related behavior problems, with your doctor.

If you are using olanzapine in combination with other medication to treat depression, also carefully read the drug information for the other medication.




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