Olanzapine helps clear your thinking. It works on helping social interactions, mood, expression of mood, as well as, delusions, paranoia, and look.
How it works
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food. The recommended initial dose is 5 to 10 mg once a day. Maintenance: 10 mgday to 20 mgday. Adolescents- The recommended starting dose is 2.5 or 5 mgday.
Common side effects
Feeling lightheaded, sleepy, having blurred eyesight, or a change in thinking clearly. Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert or have clear eyesight until you see how this drug affects you. Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over a few minutes when sitting or lying down. Be careful climbing. Nervous and excitable. High cholesterol level. Hostility. Hard stools (constipation). Drinking more liquids, working out, or adding fiber to your diet may help. Talk with your doctor about a stool softener or laxative. Dry mouth. Good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. See a dentist often. Weight gain. High blood sugar. This most often goes back to normal when drug is stopped. Not able to sleep