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DESCRIPTION

Olanzapine is an antipsychotic agent that belongs to the thienobenzodiazepine class. The chemical designation is 2-methyl-4-(4-methyl-1-piperazinyl)-l OH-thieno[2,3-b] [1,5] benzodiazepine. The molecular formula is C17H20N4S, which corresponds to a molecular weight of 312.44.

Olanzapine is a yellow crystalline solid, which is practically insoluble in water.

Olanzapine tablets are intended for oral administration only.

Each Zyprexa tablet contains olanzapine equivalent to 2.5 mg (8 µmol), 5 mg (16 µmol), 7.5 mg (24 µmol), or 10 mg (32 µmol). Inactive ingredients are carnuba wax, color mixture white, crospovidone, FD&C Blue No. 2 Aluminum Lake, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, lactose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, and other inactive ingredients.

CATEGORIES, BRAND NAMES

CATEGORIES: Psychotic Disorders; Schizophrenia; Pregnancy Category C; FDA Approved 1996 Sep

FDA Drug Class: Antipsychotics/Antimanics

BRAND NAMES: Zyprexa





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