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Zyprexa (olanzapine)

Olanzapine (or ZYPREXA®) is mainly prescribed to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Status: ACTIVE

Class: Atypical (AAP)

FDA Approval: 1996

Dosage Forms: 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 7.5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg

Biological Half-life: 33-51 hours

Side Effects: Dizziness, constipation, weight gain, missed menstruation, movement problems

Routes of Administration: Oral, IM

Pregnancy Category: C (US)


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