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What is Zyprexa?

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It is prescribed as an antipsychotic for bipolar and schizophrenia

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This website might help. It has the side effects of zyprexa and how frequently they occur. http://www.alexanderlaw.com/zyprexa/side-effects.html


Is zyprexa a maoi?

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Is zyprexa a narcotic?

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Is zyprexa available over the counter?

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Can you take Advil pm with zyprexa?

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What happens if you snort zyprexa?

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