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Precautions and warnings with olanzapine and fluoxetine include the risk of developing or worsening seizures, diabetes, and glaucoma. To reduce the chances of drug interactions, tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking. Other precautions and warnings with olanzapine and fluoxetine include the safety of taking the medication while pregnant, an increased risk of strokes, and the potential of the drug causing seizures.

Olanzapine and Fluoxetine: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking olanzapine and fluoxetine (Symbyax®) if you have:
 
Also let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding
  • Drink alcohol.
     
You should also be sure to tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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