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ZypAdhera® (olanzapine pamoate): Switching from High Oral Olanzapine Dose
First olanzapine pamoate dose is identified by the target oral olanzapine dose. The highest recommended dose is 300 mg/2 weeks corresponding to 20 mg oral olanzapine per day. Higher olanzapine pamoate doses have not been tested.
should be treated initially with oral olanzapine before administering
olanzapine pamoate, to establish tolerability and response.1
order to identify the first olanzapine pamoate dose for all patients,
the scheme in Table 1
should be considered.1
1. Recommended dose scheme between oral olanzapine and olanzapine
oral olanzapine dose
starting dose of olanzapine pamoate
dose after 2 month of olanzapine pamoate treatment
or 405 mg/4 weeks
or 300 mg/4 weeks
or 405 mg/4 weeks
LAI doses greater than 405 mg/every 4 weeks or 300 mg/every 2 weeks
have not been evaluated in clinical trials.2
ZypAdhera [summary of product characteristics] Eli Lilly Netherland
B.V., The Netherlands.
Data on file, Eli Lilly and Company and/or one of its subsidiaries.
= long-acting injection = olanzapine pamoate
Date of Last Review:May 01, 2019
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