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My daughter has psychosis she is taking olanzapine 15mg at present, how long does it take to work?

Posted 9 Jun 2012 by hazel hgte 4 answers

She is still hearing voices quite clearly, but has only been on 15mg for three days. When can we expect things to improve. Also she has gone back to this med as Aripiprazol had bad side effects. She has put on 3 stone in the last six months after always being very slim, Can we mix in any other ...

How long does olanzapine stay in system?

Posted 9 Jan 2014 by Merd63 1 answer

Olanzapine - Is weight gain often a side effect?

Posted 16 Sep 2016 by MsPurple 2 answers

I'm hoping to find a suitable sleep medicine that won't cause me to gain an excessive amount of weight. But helps me sleep.

I want to decrease my dosage of lanzapine with the intention of not taking it any more. I'm taking?

Posted 9 Aug 2016 by msbd 1 answer

... 5mg each day now, could I decrease it to 2.5mg/day? I'm also taking 7.5ml Epilim. They are for my bipolar disorder. I do not have mood swing since 2009 or earlier and I'm very stable ever since.

Olanzapine - Latuda 40mg to Zyprexa 10mg?

Posted 18 Jul 2016 by health3313 2 answers

I wanted some opinions and maybe advice because tomorrow is going to be my first day that I am going off of Latuda And going to start taking Zyprexa which is only 10 mg I am on Prozac every morning and 20 mg and I take Ativan 2 mg a day as needed for anxiety so I'm kind of nervous about taking ...

What to do if olanzapine (zyprexa) makes you sleepy?

Posted 4 Jun 2016 by Flo2015 2 answers

My husband s lithium was a little too high so the doctor switched him to depakote( valproic acid) 250 mg day and night, just a few days ago. On top of that he was on olanzapine 5 mg for one week and now it s been increased to 10 mg 2 days ago . Today he is so sleepy that can t do anything. He just ...

Symbyax (Prozac+Olanzipine) Terrified of Potential for Weight Gain?

Posted 14 Jun 2016 by MeggieGirl 1 answer

I have struggled with mental health issues all my life, and spent decades trying all the different antidepressants. Nothing worked, I only got worse, and gained huge amounts of weight due to an eating disorder, medications (Cymbalta was bad bad bad but my Dr. made me stay on it for 5 years). I ...

What is the right dose of valproic acid when combine with olanzapine?

Posted 14 Jun 2016 by Flo2015 1 answer

My husband has been on 500 mg of valproic acid and 10 mg of olanzapine for 2 weeks now. I haven t seen much change. The doctor told me I should have seen it already and told me to increase the dose to 750 mg . Does anybody know the right combination dose dor these two meds?

Is a combination of 1,200 mg lithium and 5 mg of olanzapine the best way to treat bipolar (1)mania?

Posted 24 May 2016 by Flo2015 2 answers

Need to treat Manic episodes , obsessive thoughts, very agressive behavior ... Most of the symptomes that come with being bipolar (1) mania.

Olanzapine causing anxiety ?

Posted 23 May 2016 by Mumof2 0 answers

I have started on olanzapine 2.5mg along with venlafaxine 300mg and since starting the olanzapine I feel more anxious about an hour after taking it... is that possible ? At my wits end with this anxiety etc etc :-(

How long does the first dose of olanZanpine Take to kick in?

Posted 12 Apr 2016 by Beckaarose 1 answer

Hi, I'm 24 & suffer badly from bipolar 1 disorder, my phycyatrist has struggled to get the right medication for me & is now trying me on lithium & olanzapine (10mgs) starting this evening (12/04/16) in was told to take it early as possible as it has a horrible sleepy side affect ...

Olanzapine - I've been taking this for a little over a week. I take this at bedtime and I'm on 10mg?

Posted 14 Mar 2016 by starzzygirl101 0 answers

... What is this drug suppose to help me with if I take this before bed? I see my doctor in 1 week.

Olanzapine - can I take zyprexa mid afternoon?

Posted 19 Nov 2015 by martink1969 1 answer

I am also taking 2.5 at bedtime

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