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Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's

Manufacturer

NEC-NECTAR BIO CHEM

Pack Of

10 TABLETS

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Product Details

About Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's

aOltiz 5mg Tablet 10's 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. Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's prevents the occurrence of these symptoms. 

Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's works by helping to restore the balance of certain natural substances in the brain. The key action of Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's 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 Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's 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.

Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's is available for oral use. Take Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's as advised by your doctor. It is usually taken in the night as it causes drowsiness. Do not stop taking Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's without the doctor’s advice. Abrupt stopping of Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's 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 Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's 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 Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's 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. Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's 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 Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's

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

Medicinal Benefits

Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's works by helping to restore the balance of certain natural substances in the brain. The key action of Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's 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 Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's 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.

Directions for Use

Take Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's 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 Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's

Like any other medicines, Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's 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. Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's 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 Warnings

Do not take Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's 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 Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's, 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). Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's 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

  • Safety Warning

    Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    Patients taking Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's should avoid taking alcohol as it may increase drowsiness.

  • Safety Warning

    Pregnancy

    Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's should be used in pregnant women only when prescribed by a doctor.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding

    Consult Your Doctor

    Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's is unsafe and should not be given to breastfeeding mothers.

  • Safety Warning

    Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's causes drowsiness. So, avoid driving or operating heavy machinery after taking Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's.

  • Safety Warning

    Liver

    Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases.

  • Safety Warning

    Kidney

    Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's 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.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Monitor your mood. Keep track of your mood regularly, including factors such as sleep, medicine, and activities that can impact your mood. 
  • Exercise daily. Exercise is nice to relieve tension. It can also avoid the weight gain that can be a side effect of your bipolar medication.
  • You may also practice calming techniques such as meditation and deep breathing exercises.
  • Get some normal sleep. Having enough sleep will help to stabilize your mood.
  • Eat a healthy diet. Certain foods may affect your mood more than others. Consider keeping a food log to track what you eat and how certain foods make you feel. Talk to your doctor or nutritionist about foods that may help stabilize your mood.
  • Stay optimistic. It will take time for your symptoms to improve after you start bipolar therapy, but you will feel relaxed knowing that you will get better and that the worst is most definitely behind you.

Special Advise

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and sticking to your treatment plan will help you do that.

Other Information (OLT0023)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - Feb-22

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

Schizophrenia (psychosis) is a mental illness in which the processing of brain information is affected. Patients with schizophrenia develop symptoms such as hallucinations (see or hear unreal things), delusions (false beliefs), and become withdrawn from society. They lose the ability to differentiate reality from false beliefs. Patients with bipolar disorders have mood swings ranging from manic episodes of heightened excitement to severe depression. Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder may occur due to genetic factors, alcohol or drug abuse, mental trauma. Schizophrenia may also occur due to brain injuries or diseases.

Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition that affects your moods, which can swing from 1 extreme to another. It used to be known as manic depression.

FAQs

Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's can decrease anxiety, irritability, or agitation. However, you should consult a doctor before using Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's for any condition.

Long-term use of Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's may cause dyskinesia (a movement disorder) in some cases. However, your doctor prescribes this medication if the benefits outweigh the risks.

Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's 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.

Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's 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 Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's.

Stopping Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's 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 Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's.

Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's 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.

Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's

Oltiz 5mg Tablet 10's

MRP: 32.10

Strip
1

10 Tablet in 1 Strip