Olanzapine: A critical review of recent literature

Peter F Buckley

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The purpose of this review is to critically review the current literature on olanzapine with an emphasis on emergent themes and key findings in the use of this agent for the treatment of mood disorders and schizophrenia. New information continues to emerge on the impact of olanzapine on schizophrenia and on aspects of the course of mood disorders. There are also continued efforts to understand, predict and manage the side-effect risk with olanzapine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2077-2089
Number of pages13
JournalExpert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy
Issue number12
StatePublished - Oct 1 2005


  • Mood disorders
  • Olanzapine
  • Schizophrenia
  • Second-generation antipsychotics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology (medical)


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