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ATC codes: N05AH03
Indication
Schizophrenia or other primary psychotic disorders ICD11 code: 6A4Z
INN
Olanzapine
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Parenteral > General injections > IM: 10 mg in vial powder for injection
EML status history
First added in 2023 (TRS 1049)
Sex
All
Age
Adolescents and adults
Therapeutic alternatives
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Wikipedia
DrugBank
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
The Committee recommended inclusion of olanzapine immediate-release injection on the core list of the EML for the acute treatment of schizophrenia and related psychoses based on evidence of similar effectiveness and greater tolerability compared to haloperidol immediate-release injection.