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What is olanzapine extended release injectable suspension?

Olanzapine extended release injectable suspension is a prescription injection used to treat schizophrenia in adults. It is long acting, in some cases delivering olanzapine to the body for up to four weeks.

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What should I know about olanzapine extended release injections?
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Olanzapine extended release injectable suspension should not be used by people who have dementia...
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What should I know about olanzapine before taking it?
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Before taking olanzapine, you should know that it might make you dizzy or slow your reaction tim...
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What are the side effects of olanzapine extended release?
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Side effects of olanzapine extended release injectable suspension include dizziness, drowsiness,...
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Can my elderly parent take olanzapine for dementia-related psychosis?
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Olanzapine (Zyprexa) is in a class of medications called atypical antipsychotics. It is used to ...
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