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    Olanex Information

    Olanex is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Schizophrenia. The alternative uses of Olanex have also been explained below.

    The optimal dosage of Olanex is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

    Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Olanex as well, which are listed below. Normally, these side effects of Olanex are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

    It is also important to note that Olanex has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Severe effect on lactating mothers. In addition, Olanex's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Olanex related warnings section.

    Olanex can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Olanex in conditions like Tardive Dyskinesia, Depression. Other contraindications of Olanex have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Drug interactions for Olanex have been reported in the medical literature. Refer to the list below for further details.

    In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Olanex is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



    Olanex Benefits & Uses

    Olanex is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Olanex Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Schizophrenia
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: Dosage range: 5 - 20 mg/day
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Schizophrenia
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: Dosage range: 5 - 10 mg/day
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Schizophrenia
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: Dosage range: 5 - 10 mg/day

    Olanex Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Olanex safe for pregnant women?


      Olanex can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Olanex right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Olanex safe during breastfeeding?


      Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Olanex. It should only be taken after medical advice.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Olanex on the Kidneys?


      Olanex does not damage the kidneys.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Olanex on the Liver?


      Very few cases of side effects of Olanex on the liver have been reported.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Olanex on the Heart?


      Olanex is rarely harmful for the heart.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Olanex with Other Drugs

    Olanex should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Moderate



    Olanex Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Olanex unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Olanex

    • Is this Olanex habit forming or addictive?


      No, there is no any evidence that Olanex is addictive.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      After taking Olanex you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but consume Olanex only on doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      Yes, taking Olanex can treat mental disorders.

      Yes

    Olanex Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Olanex


      When consumed with certain foods, Olanex may take longer to have an effect. Contact your doctor about this.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Olanex


      Consuming Olanex with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Olanex

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can I discontinue Olanex on my own without doctors advice?

    Dr. Prakash kumar MBBS , General Physician

    No, Olanex should not be discontinued without doctors advice. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Does Olanex cause drowsiness?

    Dr. Ramraj MBBS , Other

    Yes, Olanex may cause drowsiness or sedation. It is a common side effect of this drug. It occurs because this drug affects the levels of chemical messengers in your brain. You are advised not to drive any vehicle or operate heavy machinery after taking this drug to avoid accidents

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can Olanex treat depression?

    Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS , General Surgery

    Yes, Olanex can treat the depression (treatment-resistant) in adults. It is used in combination with fluoxetine to treat depression in those individuals who do not respond to conventional therapy.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can I take Olanex and klonopin together?

    Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS, PG Diploma , General Physician

    No, Olanex and Klonopin (clonazepam) should not be taken together at the same time because Olanex is a derivative of benzodiazepines and clonazepam belongs to the benzodiazepine class as well. Using both of these drugs together can cause increased sedation. If you are taking them together then you are advised to consult with your doctor before consuming these two medicines together.

    Question about 5 years ago

    How to take Olanex?

    Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

    Take Olanex as advised by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food because the presence of food does not affect the absorption of this drug from the stomach. Precautions must be taken in patients with bone marrow depression, diabetes mellitus, and benign prostatic hyperplasia.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    References

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    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 442

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Zyprexa (olanzapine)

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Zyprexa Intramuscular (olanzapine)

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Zyprexa Relprevv (olanzapine)

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