The active substance is Olanzapine
Form release and composition
Issued in two forms. In the form of tablets of 2.5; 5 and 10 mg. Packed in a blister for 7 pcs. There are 4 blisters in the box. In the form of powder for the preparation of solutions.
Indications for use
Zyprexa is recommended for use in the following diseases:
- The acute form of schizophrenia or other psychosis, accompanied by pronounced positive symptoms – hallucinations, delusions and thinking disorders, suspiciousness and hostility.
- The acute form of schizophrenia or other psychosis, accompanied by pronounced negative symptoms – poverty or lack of speech activity, social and emotional isolation, the weakening of emotional reactions, insensibility.
- Secondary affective symptoms, developing against a background of concomitant mental disorder or schizophrenia.
Instructions for use Zyprexa (route of administration and dosage)
Tablets are taken orally. The drug is started with 10 mg once a day. Subsequently, the dose may mg/day to 20 mg/day.
The powder is dissolved with water for injection, the prepared solution is injected intramuscularly. Do not administer intravenously or subcutaneously. Use the solution within 1 hour. A dose of 10 mg is recommended as an injection once, the second injection is given after 2 hours. To continue treatment, the drug mg/day in tablets at a dose of 5-20 mg/day.