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Is Oleanz the right medicine for sleeplessness?

I am suffering from depression. I take the following medication since two months. Paxidep CR 37.5mg --1 at night Arip MT 5 -1/2 at night Lonazep 0.25 mg -1 at night I am having sleep deprivation for one week. Doctor suggested me to add Oleanz 2.5 half at night. Please suggest me your opinion.
Mon, 25 Mar 2019
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Hi,

Oleanz is a brand name of Olanzapine. It is one of the commonly prescribed drug for depression. And it is the best drug for sleeplessness associated with depression. Nothing much to worry and your treatment is in the right track.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Shinas Hussain,
General & Family Physician

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