Olanzapine

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Olanzapine
IUPAC name: 2-methyl-4-(4-methyl-1-piperazinyl)-10H-thieno[2,3-b] [1,5]benzodiazepine
Synonyms: many, see below
Formula: C17H20N4S

 Uses: antipsychotic agent

 Properties: medication

 Hazards: see side effects & drug interactions

Mass (g/mol): CAS #:
312.44


Olanzapine is an antipsychotic agent medication. Its mechanism of action for the treatment of schizophrenia is unknown, although dopamine and serotonin antagonism is suspected.