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Can I use cold medicines while taking Zyprexa?

Don't self-treat a cold, diarrhea or allergies while taking Zyprexa (olanzepine), an antipsychotic medication that's prescribed to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. The ingredients in some remedies for these illnesses can interact with Zyprexa and lead to side effects. Find out from your doctor what over-the-counter drugs you can safely take while on this medication.

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