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Four out of the five strengths of Symbyax (olanzapine and fluoxetine) are available in generic form. The FDA has determined that these generic medications are equivalent to brand-name Symbyax. However, the generic versions may have different inactive ingredients, which may cause problems for some people. At this time, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is the only manufacturer of the generic versions.
An Overview of Generic SymbyaxSymbyax® (olanzapine and fluoxetine) is a prescription medication that is used to treat depression associated with bipolar disorder. It is also approved for treatment-resistant depression. It is a combination of two different medications: olanzapine (Zyprexa®) and fluoxetine (Prozac®).
- Olanzapine/fluoxetine 6/25 mg capsules -- containing 6 mg olanzapine and 25 mg fluoxetine
- Olanzapine/fluoxetine 6/50 mg capsules -- containing 6 mg olanzapine and 50 mg fluoxetine
- Olanzapine/fluoxetine 12/25 mg capsules -- containing 12 mg olanzapine and 25 mg fluoxetine
- Olanzapine/fluoxetine 12/50 mg capsules -- containing 12 mg olanzapine and 50 mg fluoxetine.