Zyrtec (Cetirizine)

Zyprexa is used to treat schizophrenia or bipolar disorder.

Dosage Quantity Price View
10 mg (EU2EU) 30
10 mg (EU2EU) 60
10 mg (EU2EU) 90
10 mg (EU2EU) 120
10 mg (EU2EU) 180

How is it used?

Zyprexa is used to treat schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. It is also used together with another medication (fluoxetine) to treat certain types of depression. Zyprexa is an atypical antipsychotic.

For what conditions or diseases is this medicine prescribed?

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Zyprexa is used to treat schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. It is also used together with another medication (fluoxetine) to treat certain types of depression. Zyprexa is an atypical antipsychotic.

DO NOT use Zyprexa if

  • are allergic to any ingredient in Zyprexa.

Contact your doctor or healthcare provider immediately if any of these apply to you.

Some medical conditions may interact with Zyprexa. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

  • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding
  • if you are taking any prescription or non-prescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
  • if you are allergic to medicines, foods or other substances
  • if you have a history of seizures, heart problems (eg, heart failure; fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat), abnormal electrocardiogram (ECG), heart attack, stroke, or mini-stroke, blood vessel problems, high levels cholesterol in the blood, high or low blood pressure, or low levels of white blood cells
  • if you have a history of liver problems, stomach or intestinal problems (for example, decreased muscle movement), enlarged prostate, narrow-angle glaucoma, neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS), aspiration pneumonia, or suicidal thoughts or attempts
  • if you have Alzheimer's disease, intestinal blockage, dementia or problems swallowing
  • if you have diabetes or are very overweight, or if a family member has had diabetes
  • if you have had high levels of prolactin in your blood or a history of certain types of cancer (for example, breast, pancreatic, pituitary), or if you are at risk of breast cancer
  • if you are dehydrated, drink alcohol, smoke or are going to be exposed to high temperatures.

Some medications may interact with Zyprexa. Tell your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following

  • Alpha-blockers (eg, doxazosin), diazepam, or high blood pressure medications, as these may increase the risk of low blood pressure and fainting
  • Anticholinergics (eg, scopolamine), benzodiazepines (eg, lorazepam), or fluvoxamine because they may increase the risk of side effects from Zyprexa
  • Carbamazepine, HIV protease inhibitors (eg, ritonavir), omeprazole, or rifampin because they may decrease the effectiveness of Zyprexa
  • Dopamine receptor agonists (eg, pramipexole) or levodopa because their effectiveness may be reduced by Zyprexa.

This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your doctor if Zyprexa might interact with other medications you take. Check with your doctor before starting, stopping, or changing the dose of any medicine.

How should this medicine be used?

Use Zyprexa as directed by your doctor.

  • Take Zyprexa by mouth with or without food.
  • It is recommended that you drink more fluids while you are taking Zyprexa. Consult your doctor for instructions.
  • Keep taking Zyprexa even if you feel fine. Do not skip any doses.
  • If you miss a dose of Zyprexa, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not take 2 doses at the same time.

Ask your doctor any questions you have about the use of Zyprexa.

What are the side effects that this medicine could cause?

Important safety information:

  • Zyprexa may cause dizziness, drowsiness, or decreased vision. These effects may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medications. Use Zyprexa with caution. Do not drive or perform other potentially unsafe tasks until you know how you react.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking Zyprexa.
  • Talk to your doctor before using drugs that may cause drowsiness (such as sleeping pills, muscle relaxers) while you are taking Zyprexa; can increase its effects. Ask your pharmacist if you have questions about which medicines can cause drowsiness.
  • Zyprexa may cause dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting; alcohol, heat, exercise, or fever can increase these effects. To prevent them, sit or stand up slowly, especially in the morning. Sit or lie down at the first sign of any of these effects.
  • Do not stop taking Zyprexa suddenly without talking to your doctor.
  • Don't overheat in hot weather or while being active; You can get heat stroke.
  • Zyprexa can increase your blood sugar level. High blood sugar can make you feel confused, sleepy, or thirsty. It can also cause you to blush, breathe faster, or have fruity breath odor. If these symptoms occur, tell your doctor right away.
  • Zyprexa can decrease your body's ability to fight infections. Avoid contact with people who have colds or infections. Tell your doctor if you notice signs of infection such as fever, sore throat, rash, or chills.
  • Neuromuscular syndrome is a potentially fatal syndrome that can be caused by Zyprexa. Symptoms may include fever, muscle stiffness, confusion, abnormal thinking, fast or irregular heartbeat, and sweating. Contact your doctor immediately if you have any of these symptoms.
  • Some patients taking Zyprexa may develop muscle movements that they cannot control. This is more likely to occur in elderly patients, especially women. The chance of this happening or becoming permanent is higher in those who take Zyprexa at higher doses or for a long time. Muscle problems can also occur after short-term treatment with low doses. Tell your doctor right away if you have muscle problems in your arms, legs, or tongue, face, mouth, or jaw (such as sticking out your tongue, puffing out your cheeks, puckering your mouth, chewing movements) while taking Zyprexa. .
  • While you are taking Zyprexa, laboratory tests including fasting blood glucose, cholesterol, complete blood cell count, and liver function may be performed. These tests may be used to monitor your condition or to check for side effects. Be sure to keep all medical and laboratory appointments.
  • Use Zyprexa with caution in the elderly; they may be more sensitive to its effects, especially uncontrolled muscle movements.
  • Caution is advised when using Zyprexa in children; they may be more sensitive to its effects, especially drowsiness, increased cholesterol and lipid levels, increased levels of prolactin (a hormone), and weight gain. Children may need regular weight checks while taking Zyprexa.
  • Zyprexa should be used with extreme caution in children under 13 years of age; safety and efficacy in these children have not been confirmed.
  • Pregnancy and breast-feeding: If you become pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of taking Zyprexa while you are pregnant. Zyprexa is found in breast milk. Do not breast-feed while you are taking Zyprexa.

How is Zyrtec (Cetirizine) stored?

Store Zyprexa at room temperature between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture and light. Keep Zyprexa out of the reach of children and away from pets.

what should I do in case of an overdose?

Important safety information:

  • Zyprexa may cause dizziness, drowsiness, or decreased vision. These effects may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medications. Use Zyprexa with caution. Do not drive or perform other potentially unsafe tasks until you know how you react.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking Zyprexa.
  • Talk to your doctor before using drugs that may cause drowsiness (such as sleeping pills, muscle relaxers) while you are taking Zyprexa; can increase its effects. Ask your pharmacist if you have questions about which medicines can cause drowsiness.
  • Zyprexa may cause dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting; alcohol, heat, exercise, or fever can increase these effects. To prevent them, sit or stand up slowly, especially in the morning. Sit or lie down at the first sign of any of these effects.
  • Do not stop taking Zyprexa suddenly without talking to your doctor.
  • Don't overheat in hot weather or while being active; You can get heat stroke.
  • Zyprexa can increase your blood sugar level. High blood sugar can make you feel confused, sleepy, or thirsty. It can also cause you to blush, breathe faster, or have fruity breath odor. If these symptoms occur, tell your doctor right away.
  • Zyprexa can decrease your body's ability to fight infections. Avoid contact with people who have colds or infections. Tell your doctor if you notice signs of infection such as fever, sore throat, rash, or chills.
  • Neuromuscular syndrome is a potentially fatal syndrome that can be caused by Zyprexa. Symptoms may include fever, muscle stiffness, confusion, abnormal thinking, fast or irregular heartbeat, and sweating. Contact your doctor immediately if you have any of these symptoms.
  • Some patients taking Zyprexa may develop muscle movements that they cannot control. This is more likely to occur in elderly patients, especially women. The chance of this happening or becoming permanent is higher in those who take Zyprexa at higher doses or for a long time. Muscle problems can also occur after short-term treatment with low doses. Tell your doctor right away if you have muscle problems in your arms, legs, or tongue, face, mouth, or jaw (such as sticking out your tongue, puffing out your cheeks, puckering your mouth, chewing movements) while taking Zyprexa. .
  • While you are taking Zyprexa, laboratory tests including fasting blood glucose, cholesterol, complete blood cell count, and liver function may be performed. These tests may be used to monitor your condition or to check for side effects. Be sure to keep all medical and laboratory appointments.
  • Use Zyprexa with caution in the elderly; they may be more sensitive to its effects, especially uncontrolled muscle movements.
  • Caution is advised when using Zyprexa in children; they may be more sensitive to its effects, especially drowsiness, increased cholesterol and lipid levels, increased levels of prolactin (a hormone), and weight gain. Children may need regular weight checks while taking Zyprexa.
  • Zyprexa should be used with extreme caution in children under 13 years of age; safety and efficacy in these children have not been confirmed.
  • Pregnancy and breast-feeding: If you become pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of taking Zyprexa while you are pregnant. Zyprexa is found in breast milk. Do not breast-feed while you are taking Zyprexa.

Use Zyprexa as directed in the package insert

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