Olanzapine is a 2nd generation antipsychotic that blocks dopamine-2 receptors.
Olanzapine Relprevv (long acting injectable) needs to be closely monitored after the injection is given due to risks of sedation and delirium.
Sedation is a common occurance with the use of olanzapine. It is one of the more sedating second generation antipsychotics.
Weight gain, hyperlipidemia, and hyperglycemia are all potential adverse effects with olanzapine.
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