Symbyax

Symbyax

Olanzapine and Fluoxetine

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$1.90

Symbyax is the drug used to treat the depression that is a part of bipolar depression. In bipolar depression people show intense high and low mood change. In between these phase they behave normal. It is also used to treat other type of depression that is not cured by other drugs. It is recommended to take 1 capsule in the evening to get relief from the sign of bipolar disorder. It is a very effective medicine.

Quantity Strength Unit Price Price Cart
30 Tablets Olanzapine 5mg + Fluoxetine Hcl 20mg $1.00 $30.00
90 Tablets Olanzapine 5mg + Fluoxetine Hcl 20mg $0.90 $81.00
30 Tablets Olanzapine 10mg + Fluoxetine Hcl 20mg $1.10 $33.00
90 Tablets Olanzapine 10mg + Fluoxetine Hcl 20mg $1.00 $90.00

Details

In Symbyax, Fluoxetine and Olanzapine is the active medicament present in it. Olanzapine is an Antipsychotic drug and Fluoxetine is an Antidepressant drug belongs to the SSRI, i.e. selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. Symbyax inhibit the reuptake of the Serotonin, Norepinephrine, and Dopamine. These chemicals are responsible for causing depression and in this way it helps to improve mood swing. 

Why you should take Symbyax?

Symbyax contains two medicines, olanzapine and fluoxetine. Symbyax is used to treat the depression associated with bipolar disorder.It is also used to treat the depression that is not responded to other medicine. 

Contraindications of Symbyax

The use of this medicine is contraindicated in certain condition;

  • In case of any allergy to symbyax or any of it component
  • Not to be used in children younger than 10 years of age
  • Not to be taken in case of nursing mother or in pregnancy, it may harm the unborn baby. 

 Drug interactions of Symbyax

The intake of some drug, while taking this drug, may alter the use of this drug.

  • Any other medicines used to treat psychological conditions may interact with Symbyax such as pimozide,thoridazine
  • Antidepressant drugs such as Amitriptyline, Nortriptyline, Doxepin, Nefadozone
  • Antiepileptic medicines such as Carbamazepine, Pimozide and Phenytoin
  • Avoid intake of NSAIDs such as aspirin, it may increases the hazard of bleeding.
  • Avoid the antihypertensive drugs such as metoprolol,atenolol
  • Migraine headache medicines such as Amlotriptan, Frovatriptan, Sumatriptan, Naratriptan and Zolmitriptan.

Storage conditions of Symbyax

Symbyax should be stored at room temperature 300 Keep it away from direct light and moisture

Keep away from the reach of children or pets.

Dosage 

In adults, it is recommended to take the starting dose 1 capsule containing 6 milligrams (mg) of olanzapine and 25 mg of fluoxetine, taken once in a day in the evening. 

What you do in case of missed dose of Symbyax

In case of missed dose, take the missed dose as soon as recall. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take next dose at the regular time. Do not take two doses of this drug to catch up

What you do In case of overdose of Symbyax?

Symptoms of overdosing of Symbyax are agitation, anger, nervousness; panic attack and difficulty with sleep.so avoid the intake of overdose of this drug.

Side effects

Some common Side effects include loss of sex drive, diarrhea, black or tarry stools, increased appetite, gastric, swelling of your hands and feet, dizziness, dry mouth, feeling weak, , problems keeping your body temperature regulated, sleepiness, , confusion, anxiety, irritability, sore through, tremors, trouble concentrating, weight gain, or allergic reactions. Some serious side effects include such a hives, rash, itching, swelling of the lips, face, mouth, or tongue, irregular breathing.
Precaution

  • Avoid driving or any machinery work, while taking this drug it may cause dizziness or make you sleepy.
  • While rising from a sitting or lying position, get up slowly to reduce dizziness and lightheadedness.
  • Avoid intake of alcohol while taking this drug, it may cause dizziness.
  • Don’t take more than the recommended dose; it may take several weeks to treat.