What is Zyprexa?
Zyprexa is an antipsychotic medication that affects chemicals in the brain. It is used to treat the symptoms of psychotic conditions such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
What special dietary instructions should be followed?
Talk to the doctor about eating grapefruit and drinking grapefruit juice while taking this medicine. Be sure to drink plenty of water every day while you are taking this medication.
How does Zyprexa work?
It work by blocking receptors for several neurotransmitters (chemicals that nerves use to communicate with each other) in the brain.
What is the dosage for Zyprexa?
The usual oral dose of Zyprexa for treating schizophrenia is 10-20 mg once daily.
How should Zyprexa be stored?
Tablets are to be kept at a normal room temperature, 20°C – 25°C (68°F – 77°F). Suspension is stored at room temperature not to exceed 30°C (86°F).