Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Symbyax

Descriptions


Olanzapine and fluoxetine combination is used to treat depression that is a part of bipolar disorder, and depression in patients who received other antidepressants that did not work well. Olanzapine and fluoxetine work by increasing the activity of certain chemicals called serotonin, norepinephrine, and dopamine in the brain. These chemicals help relieve the symptoms of depression. Olanzapine is an antipsychotic agent. Fluoxetine is an antidepressant and belongs to a group of medicines known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Capsule