Olanzapine Mouth Dissolving Tablets 5mg

Olanzapine Mouth Dissolving Tablets 5mg

Olanzapine Mouth Dissolving Tablets 5mg is a medicine that helps with problems in thinking and mood, like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This medication has something called olanzapine, which is part of a group of drugs called atypical antipsychotics. Olanzapine helps fix the imbalance of certain things in the brain, causing symptoms like seeing or hearing things, having strange beliefs, and having trouble organizing thoughts better. The mouth-dissolving tablet makes medication quickly enter the bloodstream. This is useful for people who struggle to swallow pills.

How To Use 

Here are the basic steps for how to use this medicine:

  • Make sure to clean your hands before touching the tablet.

  • To open the blister pack, take out the tablet inside. Do not force the tablet out of the foil.

  • Put the pill on your tongue and wait for it to disappear. Do not eat the tablet without chewing it.

  • You can have water after the tablet is no longer a solid.

  • Take the medicine at the same time every day to keep the same amount of the medicine in your body.

  • Do not take more of this medicine than advised by your doctor.

  • If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember, unless your next dose is almost due. If you missed a dose, just skip it and continue taking your medicine at the usual time.

  • Do not take extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

  • If you don't know how to use this medication or have any worries, ask your doctor or pharmacist for help.


Here are some potential benefits of olanzapine mouth-dissolving tablets:

Convenience and Ease of Administration: Olanzapine mouth-dissolving tablets are designed to dissolve quickly in the mouth without the need for water. This makes them convenient and easy to take, especially for individuals who have difficulty swallowing traditional tablets or capsules.

Rapid Onset of Action: Olanzapine mouth-dissolving tablets are formulated to dissolve quickly and be absorbed through the oral mucosa allowing for a faster onset of action compared to traditional oral tablets. This can be particularly beneficial in managing acute symptoms or when immediate relief is needed.

Improved Medication Adherence: The ease of administration and pleasant taste of olanzapine mouth-dissolving tablets may improve medication adherence 1. This is important for individuals with mental health conditions who may struggle with medication compliance.

Similar Efficacy to Standard Tablets: Olanzapine mouth-dissolving tablets have been shown to have similar efficacy to standard oral tablets of olanzapine in the treatment of mental health conditions. They deliver the same active ingredient and provide comparable therapeutic effects.

Side Effects

Here are some of the common side effects that have been reported:

  • Drowsiness

  • Dizziness

  • Weight gain

  • Dry mouth

  • Constipation

  • Headache

  • Nausea


  • Let your doctor know if you have any allergies to olanzapine or other drugs.

  • Let your doctor know if you have any past medical problems, especially if you have liver disease, kidney disease, heart disease, diabetes, or seizures.

  • This medicine may affect how other medicines you take work. Tell your doctor or pharmacist about all the medicines you are currently taking, including those you can buy without a prescription and any supplements.

  • Olanzapine Mouth Dissolving Tablets 5mg can make you feel tired and dizzy. Don't drive or use big machines until you know how this medicine affects you.

  • This medicine may make your blood pressure go down and your blood sugar goes up. Your doctor may check your blood pressure and blood sugar more often while you are on this medication.

  • Do not take this medication while pregnant unless it is very important. If you are expecting a baby or thinking about having one, talk to your doctor.

  • This medicine can go into breast milk and may hurt a baby that is breastfeeding. Talk to your doctor before breastfeeding if you are taking this medicine.