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Symbyax warnings and precautions to be aware of include the potential of developing a life-threatening condition called neuroleptic malignant syndrome and an increased risk of strokes. Women who are pregnant or nursing should talk to their healthcare provider before taking it. Symbyax warnings and precautions also extend to those with a history of suicidal thoughts, diabetes, or seizures.

Symbyax: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Symbyax® (olanzapine and fluoxetine) 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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