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What is Zyprexa Zydis (olanzapine)?

Zyprexa Zydis (olanzapine) is a prescription antipsychotic medication that treats schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in teenagers and adults. It is believed that mental illnesses like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are caused by an imbalance of chemicals in the brain. Zyprexa Zydis comes in the form of a tablet that dissolves quickly in your mouth.

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What is olanzapine?
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How should I take olanzapine?
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Can I smoke while taking olanzapine?
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What should I know about olanzapine before taking it?
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