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On IVF treatment, history of cycle failures, on olanzapine for psychosis. Is it safe to continue the medicine?

Dear doctor , I had psychosis in 2009 and I am taking olanzapine 20mg . I am going through ivf treatment due to pcos after 2010 they have reduced 12.5 mg .i had 5 cycles failures. I am in india now for ivf treatment .at the moment I am feeling okay my uk doctor told me to continue the drug should I stop the medication with the help of Indian psychiatrist or should I continue my uk doc already discharged me due to three years treatment. He advised me to consult doctor in india
Asked On : Mon, 30 Jul 2012
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Dear first greetings for putting the question in our forum.Infertility treatment is quite a stressful aspect hope you are having proper councelling about the success rates of the treatment.olanzapine is category c drug rated by FDA.Animal studies haveshown fetotoxicity but not in hmans,but it has got it own side effects.It is advised you consult a psychiatrist as you are taking treatment in india.hope to ear good news from you soon.all the best
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