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OLAN 5MG TABLET

Manufacturer

MICRO LABS LTD

Pack Of

10 TABLETS

In Stock

Prescription Required
Product Details

About OLAN 5MG TABLET

aOLAN 5MG TABLET contains olanzapine which belongs to the class of antipsychotics. It is used in the treatment of schizophrenia or psychosis and bipolar disorder (manic depression). Schizophrenia is characterized by symptoms of hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that are not real) and delusions (wrong beliefs). Manic episodes of excitement or depression characterize bipolar disorder. OLAN 5MG TABLET prevents the occurrence of these symptoms. 

OLAN 5MG TABLET works by helping to restore the balance of certain natural substances in the brain. The key action of OLAN 5MG TABLET is to block some of the dopamine receptors in the brain and to correct the overactivity of dopamine. on the other hand, it also has effects on other brain neurotransmitters such as serotonin (5-HT), which may also lead to its beneficial effects. altogether OLAN 5MG TABLET may help to decrease hallucinations and help you to think more clearly and positively about yourself, feel less agitated, and take a more active part in everyday life.

OLAN 5MG TABLET is available for oral use. Take OLAN 5MG TABLET as advised by your doctor. It is usually taken in the night as it causes drowsiness. Do not stop taking OLAN 5MG TABLET without the doctor’s advice. Abrupt stopping of OLAN 5MG TABLET may cause withdrawal symptoms such as sweating, tremors, anxiety, irritability, sleep disturbances, nausea, and vomiting. To avoid withdrawal symptoms, the doctor gradually reduces the dose before stopping treatment.

Common side-effects of OLAN 5MG TABLET are drowsiness, lightheadedness, restlessness, irritability, tremor, dry mouth, constipation, increased appetite, extreme fatigue, decreased libido, swelling of the hands or feet, or weight gain. Inform your doctor if any of these side-effects persist or worsen.

Do not take OLAN 5MG TABLET if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to olanzapine or any of the other ingredients present in this medicine. Inform your doctor if you have a medical history of dementia such as glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye), stroke, or heart diseases, diabetes, liver or kidney disease, Parkinson’s disease (brain disorder), epilepsy (seizures), prostate problems, a blocked intestine (Paralytic ileus), and blood disorders. OLAN 5MG TABLET may increase blood glucose levels, so inform your doctor immediately if you have symptoms such as increased thirst or urination. It may also cause weight gain and increase fat levels in the body.

Uses of OLAN 5MG TABLET

Schizophrenia (mental illness), bipolar disorder (manic depression)

Directions for Use

Take OLAN 5MG TABLET as prescribed by your doctor. The doctor determines the dose and duration of the medicine. It is preferably taken at night time. Swallow the medicines as a whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew, or break it. You can take medicine with or without food. Do not abruptly stop the medication even if your symptoms get better. Take the medication at a fixed time every day. Do not skip or overdose on medicine. If you miss a dose, skip it and take the next dose as usual.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of OLAN 5MG TABLET

Like any other medicines, OLAN 5MG TABLET may also cause side-effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, restlessness, tremor, stomach upset, dry mouth, constipation, increased appetite, extreme fatigue, decreased libido, swelling of the hands or feet, or weight gain. OLAN 5MG TABLET may also cause tardive dyskinesia (unusual/uncontrolled movements of the face, lips, mouth, tongue, arms, or legs) in some cases.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Do not take OLAN 5MG TABLET if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to olanzapine or any of the other ingredients present in this medicine or have a medical history of eye problems such as glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye). Before taking OLAN 5MG TABLET, talk to your doctor if you or your family have a history of blood clots, stroke, or heart diseases and if you are above 65 years and have a history of dementia (memory loss). OLAN 5MG TABLET may also cause weight gain and increase blood glucose and cholesterol levels. Inform your doctor if you are previously diagnosed with diabetes, liver or kidney disease, Parkinson’s disease (brain disorder), epilepsy, prostate problems, a blocked intestine (Paralytic ileus), and blood disorders.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    Patients taking OLAN 5MG TABLET should avoid taking alcohol as it may increase drowsiness.

  • Pregnancy

    OLAN 5MG TABLET should be used in pregnant women only when prescribed by a doctor.

  • Breast Feeding

    Consult Your Doctor

    OLAN 5MG TABLET is unsafe and should not be given to breastfeeding mothers.

  • Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    OLAN 5MG TABLET causes drowsiness. So, avoid driving or operating heavy machinery after taking OLAN 5MG TABLET.

  • Liver

    OLAN 5MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases.

  • Kidney

    OLAN 5MG TABLET should be used in patients with kidney diseases only when prescribed by a doctor. Dose adjustments and regular monitoring of electrolytes may be required as it may alter electrolyte levels in the body.

Other Information (OLA0002)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

OLAN 5MG TABLET can decrease anxiety, irritability, or agitation. However, you should consult a doctor before using OLAN 5MG TABLET for any condition.

Long-term use of OLAN 5MG TABLET may cause dyskinesia (a movement disorder) in some cases. However, your doctor prescribes this medication if the benefits outweigh the risks.

OLAN 5MG TABLET can be used to treat mood disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, anxiety, and depression. However, you should not take this medication without a doctor’s advice.

OLAN 5MG TABLET may cause decreased libido in men and women. It can cause erectile dysfunction in men as it can alter testosterone levels. Consult a doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction after taking OLAN 5MG TABLET.

Stopping OLAN 5MG TABLET abruptly can cause withdrawal symptoms and stopping it too early could make your illness come back. .Please consult your doctor if you want to stop taking OLAN 5MG TABLET.

OLAN 5MG TABLET may cause severe side effects, such as memory loss and lost contact with reality. It is important to know that it may raise blood sugar levels in diabetics as well as in patients who have never had diabetes. It can also induce weight gain and high blood fat levels that are more common in adolescents.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

No. 28 Sundar Industrial Estate,N.T.Y Layout Mysore Road , Bangalore - 560026, India

OLAN 5MG TABLET

OLAN 5MG TABLET

MRP: 32.65

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