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How does Zyprexa Zydis (olanzapine) treat schizophrenia?

It is believed that mental illnesses like schizophrenia are caused by an imbalance of chemicals in the brain. While it is not completely clear exactly how Zyprexa Zydis (olanzapine) works, it is believed that Zyprexa Zydis rebalances brain chemicals, thereby treating symptoms of schizophrenia like extreme emotions, lackluster emotions, disinterest in life, and disturbed thoughts.

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