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Olanzapine (Zyprexa, Zydis, Zyprexa Relprevv) is a drug prescribed for the treatment of schizophrenia associated with bipolar disorder and some types of depression. Side effects, drug interactions, warnings and precautions, and patient safety information should be reviewed prior to taking any medication.

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      • How does bipolar disorder affect children and teens differently than adults?
      • How is bipolar disorder detected in children and teens?
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      • What if my child is in crisis?
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      • Is it possible to prevent schizotypal personality disorder?
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    • Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder (or manic depression) is a mental illness characterized by depression, mania, and severe mood swings. Treatment...learn more »
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      • Bipolar disorder facts
      • What is bipolar disorder?
      • What is the history of bipolar disorder?
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      • What are bipolar disorder causes and risk factors?
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      • How is bipolar disorder diagnosed?
      • What illnesses coexist with bipolar disorder?
      • What are bipolar disorder medications and other treatments? Are there any home remedies or alternative treatments for bipolar disorder?
      • How is bipolar disorder treated during pregnancy and the postpartum period?
      • What are complications and the prognosis/effects over time of bipolar disorder?
      • Can bipolar disorder be prevented?
      • Where can people find more information about bipolar disorder?
      • Where can people find support to help them or someone they know cope with bipolar disorder?
    • Postpartum Depression Postpartum depression is a form of depression that occurs within a year after delivery. It is thought that rapid hormone changes...learn more »
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      Postpartum Depression Article
      • Postpartum depression facts
      • What is postpartum depression? Are there different types of postpartum depression?
      • What are causes and risk factors for postpartum depression?
      • What are postpartum depression symptoms and signs?
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      • What are the treatments for postpartum depression?
      • What is the prognosis of postpartum depression?
      • Can postpartum depression be prevented?
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      • What is mental health?
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      • What are symptoms and signs of mental illness?
      • How is mental illness diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for a mental health problem?
      • Can mental health disorders be prevented?
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    • Depression in Children Childhood depression can interfere with social activities, interests, schoolwork and family life. Symptoms and signs include...learn more »
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      • Depression in children facts
      • What is childhood depression?
      • What are the types of depression in children?
      • What are causes and risk factors for depression in children?
      • What are the symptoms and warning signs of depression in children?
      • How is depression in children diagnosed?
      • What should parents do if they suspect that their child is depressed?
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      • Can depression in children be prevented?
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Terms related to olanzapine:

  • Relprevv
  • Zydis
  • Zyprexa