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Drug Interactions With Olanzapine

Olanzapine can potentially interact with a number of other medicines.
 
(Click Drug Interactions With Olanzapine for more information.)
  

Overdose

People who take too much olanzapine may have overdose symptoms that could include:
 
  • Agitation or aggressiveness
  • Changes in speech or language
  • A fast heart rate (tachycardia)
  • Shakiness, abnormal body movements, or increased muscle tension
  • Sleepiness or passing out.
     
If you happen to overdose, seek medical attention immediately.
 
(Click Zyprexa Overdose for more information.)
 

Storage Methods for Olanzapine

Olanzapine should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. The medicine should also be stored in an airtight container.
 
Keep olanzapine and all other medications out of the reach of children.
 

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your olanzapine as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.
 

Who Makes Olanzapine?

It is manufactured by Eli Lilly and Company.
 
(Click What Is Olanzapine Used For? for more information on what the drug is used for, including possible off-label uses.)
 
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