Zyprexa , also known as olanzapine, is used to treat psychotic mental disorders such as schizophrenia , bipolar disorder and agitation which occurs as a result of these disorders. It works by altering the actions of certain chemicals in the brain.
This type of medication can be taken orally through the form of normal tablets or oral disintegrating tablets. It can also be taken as an injection into the body.
Common side effects users may experience when taking Zyprexa include clumsiness, constipation, difficulty speaking, dizziness, fainting, drowsiness and headache. If side effects become severe, contact your doctor immediately for assistance.
Zyprexa can occasionally be prescribed for other purposes, as directed by your doctor.