Olanzapine 5 mg tab
Used to treat both negative and positive symptoms of schizophrenia, acute mania with bipolar disorder, agitation, and psychotic symptoms in dementia. Future uses may include the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder and severe behavioral disorders in autism.
Direction For Use:
Adults: Schizophrenia: The recommended starting dose for Olanzapine is 10 mg/day. Manic episode: The starting dose is 15 mg as a single daily dose in monotherapy or 10 mg daily in combination therapy. Preventing recurrence in bipolar disorder: The recommended starting dose is 10 mg/day. For patients who have been receiving Olanzapine for treatment of manic episode, continue therapy for preventing recurrence at the same dose. If a new manic, mixed, or depressive episode occurs, Olanzapine treatment should be continued (with dose optimization as needed), with supplementary therapy to treat mood symptoms, as clinically indicated.