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Symbyax

Generic: Olanzapine and Fluoxetine

Manufacturer: RSM/Dhadha

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$2.09

Symbyax overcomes the symptoms of low mood and mood off conditions. Fluoxetine and Olanzapine is the medicament present in the Symbyax. It also cures in sadness, loneliness, and hopeless conditions. Olanzapine is an Antipsychotic drug and Fluoxetine is an Antidepressant drug. It affects all the chemicals in the brain.  Symbyax is available in our stock. You can easily purchase Symbyax from www.buymeds247online.com at a reasonable cost.

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Dosage

Dosage of Symbyax

The dosages of Symbyax are mentioned below;

  • For treatment of depressive episodes related to bipolar disorder-
  • For adults- The initial dose administered dose of Symbyax is 6 mg to 25 mg. it should be administered once daily in the late afternoon time.  In Antidepressant efficiency the dose range of Olanzapine is 6 mg and 12 mg. The dose of Fluoxetine is 25 mg to 50 mg. The security of doses above 18 mg of Olanzapine and 75 mg of Fluoxetine has not been evaluated in adults.
  • For children and adolescent (10 to 17 years of age) - The initial recommended dose of Symbyax is 3 mg to 25 mg. It should be taken once daily at the sunset time. The safety of doses above 12 mg of Olanzapine and 50 mg of Fluoxetine has not been evaluated in pediatric patients.
  • Treatment of resistant depression- Symbyax should be administered once daily in the evening time. The initial dose of Symbyax is 6 mg/ 25 mg. The adjustment of doses of Symbyax should depend on the competence and the permissibility of patients. It should be administered with or without food.
Side Effects

Side effects of Symbyax

  • Some side effects while consuming Symbyax 2 mg- light headache, indistinct vision, pain and swelling in the eyes, severe dizziness, and fast heartbeat, mood changes, behavior changes, panic attacks, anxiety, aggressiveness, hyperactive(mentally or physically),High levels of serotonin in the body, Agitation, hallucination, fever and a feeling of nausea, low down level the of sodium in the body.
  • Common side effects of Symbyax 2 mg- weight gain, increases appetites, feeling of tiredness, changes occur in vision and swelling in your hands or feet.
precaution

Precautions of Symbyax

Some precautions should be followed before taking Symbyax;

  • Avoid drinking of alcohol because it causes some complex side effects.
  • After consuming Symbyax, avoid driving of vehicles because it causes a feeling of faintness.
  • If you have high cholesterol, diabetes, liver disorder and open angle glaucoma always take some cautions before taking Symbyax. 
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Symbyax is basically used for the management of depression caused by bipolar disorder. Symbyax contains a combination of Fluoxetine and Olanzapine. Fluoxetine is an antidepressant belongs to a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Olanzapine is an Antipsychotic drug, it affect chemicals in the brain. Depression is a condition in which low mood and mood off can affect the person’s thoughtful behavior and feeling. Depressed people can feel sad, anxious, empty, worried helpless and hopeless. Symbyax inhibit the reuptake of the Serotonin, Norepinephrine, and Dopamine. These chemicals are responsible for its enhanced antidepressant effect

Indications of Symbyax

  • Symbyax is indicated in the acute treatment of resistant depression.
  • This medicine is also used in the treatment of manic disorder (over excited).

Drug interactions of Symbyax

These are those drugs that alter the effects of Symbyax when they are consuming in combination;

  • Any medicines treat psychological illness interacts with Symbyax.
  • Antidepressant drugs- Amitriptyline, Nortriptyline, Doxepin, Nefadozone
  • Migraine headache medicines - Amlotriptan, Frovatriptan, Sumatriptan, Naratriptan and Zolmitriptan.
  • Antiepileptic medicines- Carbamazepine, Pimozide and Phenytoin

Contraindications of Symbyax

In some medical conditions this medicine is prohibited;

  • It is contraindicated in children younger than 10 years.
  • This medicine is also contraindicated in pregnant lady because it causes trouble in new born.
  • Symbyax is not given to breastfeeding women because Fluoxetine and Olanzapine can pass out into breast milk and may harm to the baby.
  • If you are hypersensitive to Fluoxetine and Olanzapine, avoid consumption of Symbyax.

Storage conditions of Symbyax

Symbyax should be stored under below mentioned conditions;

  • Symbyax kept at room temperature 300 C.
  • Symbyax should be Stored away from moisture and heat.

In case of missed dose of Symbyax

Administer the missed dose when you remember. Leave out the missed dose and start again regularly.

Don’t take the 2 doses of Symbyax at the same time.

In case of overdose of Symbyax

In case of worsening symptoms of Symbyax immediately take medical help from your doctor or physician.

Symptoms of overdosing of Symbyax are agitation, hostility, anxiety, panic attack and difficulty with sleep.

Dosage of Symbyax

The dosages of Symbyax are mentioned below;

  • For treatment of depressive episodes related to bipolar disorder-
  • For adults- The initial dose administered dose of Symbyax is 6 mg to 25 mg. it should be administered once daily in the late afternoon time.  In Antidepressant efficiency the dose range of Olanzapine is 6 mg and 12 mg. The dose of Fluoxetine is 25 mg to 50 mg. The security of doses above 18 mg of Olanzapine and 75 mg of Fluoxetine has not been evaluated in adults.
  • For children and adolescent (10 to 17 years of age) - The initial recommended dose of Symbyax is 3 mg to 25 mg. It should be taken once daily at the sunset time. The safety of doses above 12 mg of Olanzapine and 50 mg of Fluoxetine has not been evaluated in pediatric patients.
  • Treatment of resistant depression- Symbyax should be administered once daily in the evening time. The initial dose of Symbyax is 6 mg/ 25 mg. The adjustment of doses of Symbyax should depend on the competence and the permissibility of patients. It should be administered with or without food.

Side effects of Symbyax

  • Some side effects while consuming Symbyax 2 mg- light headache, indistinct vision, pain and swelling in the eyes, severe dizziness, and fast heartbeat, mood changes, behavior changes, panic attacks, anxiety, aggressiveness, hyperactive(mentally or physically),High levels of serotonin in the body, Agitation, hallucination, fever and a feeling of nausea, low down level the of sodium in the body.
  • Common side effects of Symbyax 2 mg- weight gain, increases appetites, feeling of tiredness, changes occur in vision and swelling in your hands or feet.

Precautions of Symbyax

Some precautions should be followed before taking Symbyax;

  • Avoid drinking of alcohol because it causes some complex side effects.
  • After consuming Symbyax, avoid driving of vehicles because it causes a feeling of faintness.
  • If you have high cholesterol, diabetes, liver disorder and open angle glaucoma always take some cautions before taking Symbyax. 
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