olanzapine

noun
olan·​za·​pine | \ ō-ˈlan-zə-ˌpēn How to pronounce olanzapine (audio) \

Medical Definition of olanzapine

: an antipsychotic drug C17H20H4S administered orally especially in the short-term treatment of schizophrenia and acute manic episodes of bipolar disorder — see zyprexa

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“Olanzapine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/olanzapine. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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