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Zyprexa Relprevv Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is olanzapine injection (Zyprexa Relprevv)?
- What are the possible side effects of olanzapine injection (Zyprexa Relprevv)?
- What is the most important information I should know about olanzapine injection (Zyprexa Relprevv)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before receiving olanzapine injection (Zyprexa Relprevv)?
- How is olanzapine injection given (Zyprexa Relprevv)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Zyprexa Relprevv)?
- What happens if I overdose (Zyprexa Relprevv)?
- What should I avoid after receiving olanzapine injection (Zyprexa Relprevv)?
- What other drugs will affect olanzapine injection (Zyprexa Relprevv)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Zyprexa Relprevv)?
Since olanzapine injection is given by a healthcare professional in an emergency setting, you are not likely to miss a dose.
What happens if I overdose (Zyprexa Relprevv)?
Since this medication is given by a healthcare professional in a medical setting, an overdose is unlikely to occur.
What should I avoid after receiving olanzapine injection (Zyprexa Relprevv)?
Olanzapine may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you do anything that requires you to be alert.
Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy. Get up slowly and steady yourself to prevent a fall.
Drinking alcohol can increase sleepiness caused by olanzapine.
What other drugs will affect olanzapine injection (Zyprexa Relprevv)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- blood pressure medication;
- alprazolam (Xanax)
- diazepam (Valium);
- clonazepam (Klonopin);
- lorazepam (Ativan);
- temazepam (Restoril); or
- if you take olanzapine by mouth (Zyprexa, Symbyax, or Zyprexa Zydis).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with olanzapine injection. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about olanzapine injection.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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