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Olanzapine (Zyprexa)

About This Drug

Olanzapine is a medication used to prevent nausea and vomiting (throwing up) during chemotherapy treatment. It is also used for psychiatric disorders in larger doses and for a longer duration of time. It is given orally (by mouth) when used during chemotherapy, but also can be given intramuscularly (IM) when used for psychiatric disorders.

View the fact sheet about Olanzapine (PDF).