Olanzapine-induced anaphylactic shock: a case report.

Pharmacopsychiatry. 2012 Jan;45(1):36-7. Epub  2011 Nov 15.


Olanzapine is a second-generation antipsychotic, which is also used as a mood stabilizer. We report a case of a 33-year-old psychiatric patient, with bipolar affective disorder, who developed anaphylaxis as a late reaction to olanzapine. This case report shows the possibility, although rare, of a severe late anaphylactic reaction to olanzapine.

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