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Zyprexa Relprevv

Olanzapine Pamoate

What is Zyprexa Relprevv used for?

This medication is used to treat a certain mental/mood disorder (schizophrenia). Extended-release olanzapine injection is a long-acting form of olanzapine. Olanzapine belongs to a class of drugs known as atypical antipsychotics. It works by helping to restore the balance of certain natural substances in the brain. Talk to the doctor about the risks and benefits of treatment (especially when used in teenagers). See also Warning and Precautions sections.


Olanzapine Pamoate


Mental/Neuro Disorders
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Zyprexa Relprevv Frequently Asked Questions

This long-acting form of olanzapine injection may cause serious side effects, including severe drowsiness, inability to wake up (coma), and confusion (delirium) after injection. Your doctor/healthcare professional will monitor you closely at the healthcare facility for at least 3 hours after each injection. Have someone drive you home after your injection.

To receive this medication in the United States, you must understand, agree to, and carefully follow the requirements of the Zyprexa Relprevv REMS Program. If you live in Canada or any other country, consult your doctor and pharmacist for your country's regulations.

There may be a slightly increased risk of serious, possibly fatal side effects (such as stroke, heart failure, fast/irregular heartbeat, pneumonia) when this medication is used by older adults with dementia. This medication is not approved for the treatment of dementia-related behavior problems. Discuss the risks and benefits of this medication, as well as other effective and possibly safer treatments for dementia-related behavior problems, with the doctor.

IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

Zyprexa Relprevv Dosage and Form Information

210 Mg
405 Mg
300 Mg