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Olapin 5 MG Tablet MD Questions

Hello sir. I am totally suffering from depression in these days. I am only face to failure, family problems etc. My frd take ozapin 2.5md doc .he suggest me for this tablet. Can I take this medicine.

Ms.Annuradha Rakesh 92% (18ratings)
M.Phil Clinical Psychology, M A Psychology (Spl Clincial Psycholgy), BA Psychology & Sociology
Psychologist, Delhi
Hello sir. I am totally suffering from depression in these days. I am only face to failure, family problems etc. My f...
Hi lybrate-user, it's not a good idea to self diagnose. This can only be done by a trained clinical psychologist or psychiatrist. You can not take the medication your friend is taking, it is for the different type of symptoms. I would suggest you to meet a clinical psychologist or psychiatrist and let them decide what is a good treatment for your problem. You might get better without taking medications as well. Thanks.
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I was taking sanlaz 5 mg. Which is not available, replacements are aripiprazole 5 mg and ozapin md 5 mg. Which one is advisable. With sanlaz 5 mg, I was taking.

Dr.Sumit Chandak 92% (38ratings)
MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Pune
Sanlaz contains olanzepine. Ozapin contains the same and would be suitable. Aripiprazole is a different medicine and I would not recommend switching to that without consulting your doctor.
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How many years a person take antidepressant medicine like clonazepam, escitalopram and olanzapine ?Please tell.

Dr.Rama Krishna Rayavarapu 91% (863ratings)
L L. B..,, M.Sc psychy,, N L P, P.G.D.G.C, M.S psychotherapy,, M.A child care, M A, clinical psy, M.A,social psychiatry,, M.Phil., psychology., Ph.D .,psychology
Psychologist, Vijayawada
How many years a person take antidepressant medicine like clonazepam, escitalopram and olanzapine ?Please tell.
It is not good continue medicine. It leads side effects. Better to come out from medicine. For depression psychological counselling will helps very much. I think you never attend for counselling. Strong counselling sessions are required. Use the medicine whenever you feel normal then leave it. It is best as soon as possible you should come out from the medicine. Years together you use your mind addicted to medicine. Suppose in future you cannot sleep properly without medicine. It is always better to come out from the medicine. Better to come out from yourself. Share the internal feelings and depressive thoughts to your close friends and family members. Better to change yourself. Control your depressive thoughts. If not possible yourself take the help of psychologist. Do not depend on medicine. Must and should conditions only we go to medicine. Better to come out yourself from this stage. It is always best. Ok best of luck.
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Ok thank you doctor abhaya kant sir, I will reduce the pacitane tablet by 1 mg, & do we have to continue anti psychotics drugs (clozapine 25 mg, olapin 20 mg, ativan 1 mg, vertin 8 mg) or we have to stop doctor, as he is feeling tired & also his tremors also increased.

Dr.Abhaya Kant Tewari 93% (245ratings)
MD Medicine, DM Neurology
Neurologist,
Ok thank you doctor abhaya kant sir, I will reduce the pacitane tablet by 1 mg, & do we have to continue anti psychot...
Decrese the anti psychotic drugs gradually, stop vertin and ativan straight away. Make olapin 10 mg and gradually in 3-4 days taper away. Follow up after that.
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I am 26years old I use olanzapine 10 mg from 4 years. How to confirm my condition is completly cured?

Dr.K V Anand 93% (34418ratings)
BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology, Positive Psychiatry and Mental Health
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear, paranoid schizophrenia also called schizophrenia, paranoid type is a sub-type of schizophrenia. The clinical picture is dominated by relatively stable, often paranoid, delusions, usually accompanied by hallucinations, particularly of the auditory variety (hearing voices), and perceptual disturbances. These symptoms can have a huge effect on functioning and can negatively impact a person? s quality of life. I am sorry to say, paranoid schizophrenia is a lifelong illness, but with proper treatment, a person suffering from the illness can live a higher quality of life. Please work with your psychiatrist for management of your symptoms. Take care.
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HI, Meltolan generic name OLANZAPINE, I take it since one year now when I take it I feel weakness and want to sleep.

Dr.Sajeev Kumar 92% (39992ratings)
C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
HI, Meltolan generic name OLANZAPINE, I take it since one year now when I take it I feel weakness and want to sleep.
The side effect of OLANZAPINE,is weakness and sleepiness and you review with your doctor and stop the drug if you are fine
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I have been diagnosed with psychotic depression and the doctor prescribed me olanzapine 10 mg but I lack of motivation please help me.

Dr.Prof. Jagadeesan M.S. 97% (12742ratings)
MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
I have been diagnosed with psychotic depression and the doctor prescribed me olanzapine 10 mg but I lack of motivatio...
It is a very good drug having both antidepressant and antipsychotic properties. You have to work with your psychiatrist by expressing your symptoms during review, what was reduced and what has not to help him get you into remission. Lack of motivation is a part of depression which can also be treated, also ask him for CBT from a clinical psychologist which will hasten recovery.
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Hi Sir, I have been taking olanzapine 2.5 once daily for last 3 years along with my antidepressants. My doctor now discontinued it as it was (perhaps) affecting my mood adversely. So how much time does it take for olanzapine to get out of my system completely?

Dr.Sushil Kumar Sompur V 94% (2782ratings)
MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, MBA (Healthcare)
Psychiatrist, Davanagere
Dear lybrate-user, it takes about 24-72 hours after discontinuing olanzapine for it to completely get out of your system.
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