Olanzapine and Fluoxetine (Symbyax)
- Depression associated with bipolar disorder (bipolar depression)
- Treatment-resistant depression (depression that has not responded to treatment with at least two different antidepressants).
This medication is a combination of two different active ingredients: olanzapine (Zyprexa®) and fluoxetine (Prozac®). This product comes in the form of a capsule and is typically taken once a day in the evening. As with any medication, side effects are possible. Some of the most commonly reported reactions to this drug include:
- Weight gain
- Dry mouth.
(Click Olanzapine and Fluoxetine for more information about this drug, including details about how it performed in clinical trials, safety warnings, and important issues to discuss with your healthcare provider.)