Zyprexa Relprevv (olanzapine) is an antipsychotic medication that affects chemicals in the brain. Zyprexa Relprevv is an extended release injectable suspension used to treat adults who are in an agitated state due to schizophrenia or bipolar disorder (manic depression). Zyprexa Relprevv is not for daily use to treat any psychotic condition. Zyprexa Relprevv may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Zyprexa Relprevv is an antipsychotic injection used to treat schizophrenia or bipolar disorder in adult patients. Schizophrenia makes patients behave in an abnormal manner and fail to interpret reality as it is. As a result, a patient may experience hallucinations, false beliefs, and confused thinking. Zyprexa Relprevv works to restore the balance of certain natural substances in the brain so that the patient may return to a more typical state.