All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcoholmoderate
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Instructions - Use of Alcohol is not recommended while you are taking Olanzapine. Any activity requiring high level of mental alertness should be avoided and symptoms like mental confusion, drowsiness should be reported to the doctor immediately.
Interaction with Medicine
Use of Olanzapine is not recommended in treating Psychosis related to Dementia especially in the elderly. Any dementia-related incidence should be reported to the Doctor.
Central Nervous System Depressionsevere
Use of Olanzapine is not recommended if the patient is in a coma and has severe Central Nervous System Depression. Symptoms like decreased rate of breathing and decreased heart beat rate should be reported immediately.
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS)severe
Use of Olanzapine is not recommended if the patient suffers from Neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Introduction or reintroduction of this medicine should be done with caution in patients having a known history of this syndrome.
Use of Olanzapine is not recommended in patients with active Tardive Dyskinesia. Women and elderly patients are more likely to develop or exacerbate the symptoms on prolonged consumption of this medicine. The medicine should be withdrawn if symptoms like uncontrolled movements of tongue, mouth, lips, jaws etc are experienced during therapy with this medicine. Suitable alternatives can be prescribed in such cases.
Use of Olanzapine is not recommended in patients having a known history of seizure attacks. The medicine should be administered with extreme caution in such cases.
Olanzapine should be administered with caution in patients having Diabetes or are exposed to the risk factors. Proper monitoring of blood glucose levels is necessary in such cases.
This is not an exhaustive list of possible drug interactions. You should consult your doctor about all the possible interactions of the drugs you’re taking.