Olan 2.5 Tablet

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  • Manufactured by: Micro Labs Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Olanzapine (2.5 mg)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    Olan 2.5 Tablet Information

    Olan 2.5 Tablet, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Schizophrenia. Other than this, Olan 2.5 Tablet has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

    The right dosage of Olan 2.5 Tablet depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    While these are the most often observed Olan 2.5 Tablet side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Such side effects of Olan 2.5 Tablet normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

    It is also important to note that Olan 2.5 Tablet has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Severe effect on lactating mothers. In addition, Olan 2.5 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Olan 2.5 Tablet related warnings section.

    Olan 2.5 Tablet is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Tardive Dyskinesia, Depression are examples of such conditions. The section on Olan 2.5 Tablet contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Additionally, Olan 2.5 Tablet may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

    In addition to the above precautions for Olan 2.5 Tablet, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



    Olan 2.5 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Olan 2.5 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Olan 2.5 Tablet Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Schizophrenia
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: Dosage range: 5 - 20 mg/day
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Schizophrenia
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: Dosage range: 5 - 10 mg/day
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Schizophrenia
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: Dosage range: 5 - 10 mg/day

    Olan 2.5 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Olan 2.5 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      Olan can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Olan right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Olan 2.5 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Olan. It should only be taken after medical advice.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Olan 2.5 Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Olan is completely safe for kidneys.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Olan 2.5 Tablet on the Liver?


      Side effects of Olan rarely affect the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Olan 2.5 Tablet on the Heart?


      Olan has very mild side effects on the heart.

      Mild


    Olan 2.5 Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Olan 2.5 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Olan 2.5 Tablet

    • Is this Olan 2.5 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      No, you will not get addicted to Olan 2.5 Tablet.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Olan 2.5 Tablet as you may feel sleepy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Olan 2.5 Tablet is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      Yes, Olan 2.5 Tablet is useful in treating mental disorders.

      Yes

    Olan 2.5 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Olan 2.5 Tablet


      Some foods when eaten with Olan 2.5 Tablet can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Olan 2.5 Tablet


      Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Olan 2.5 Tablet as it can have severe side effects.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Olan 2.5 Tablet

    Question about 5 years ago

    Is Olan safe to use?

    Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Olan is safe to use, if it is taken in prescribed amount and duration as advised by the doctor. However, certain side effects have been associated with this drug such as dry mouth and dizziness. If you experience above-mentioned side after using this drug then inform your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Is Olan a benzo?

    Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

    Yes, Olan is a derivative of benzodiazepines (sedatives). It is an antipsychotic drug that belongs to the class of drug known as a thiobenzodiazepine.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Does Olan cause hair loss?

    Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Olan may cause hair loss. It is an infrequent and rare side effect of this drug. However, the exact cause of hair loss is unknown. If you are experiencing excessive hair loss after taking this drug, then you are advised to discuss it with your doctor.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can I take Olan with depakote?

    Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

    Yes, Olan and Depakote (divalproex) can be taken together because no harmful drug interaction has been reported between them. Hence, it is safe to take Olan along with Depakote.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can Olan cause mania?

    Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

    Yes, Olan might cause mania. It is a rare side effect of this drug and the exact cause behind mania is unknown. If you are experiencing any unusual changes in personality, behavior (aggression), and thoughts. Then you are advised to discuss it with your doctor without any further delay.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
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