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Olanex F Tablet

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Olanex F Tablet Description

Olanex F Tablet is a prescription medicine that aids in the treatment of depression due to bipolar disorder and helps manage treatment-resistant depression. Bipolar disorder is a kind of mental illne

ss characterised by severe mood swings and extreme behaviour. Olanex F Tablet should only be taken if recommended by a doctor. The dose and duration of Olanex F Tablet will be decided by the doctor based on your age, sex, and condition. Olanex F Tablet can exhibit side effects like dizziness, drowsiness, headache, constipation, and increased blood sugar levels. This medicine is prescribed mostly for the long term. Do not discontinue Olanex F Tablets without consulting your doctor, it can exacerbate the condition.


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ContainsFluoxetine(20.0 Mg) + Olanzapine(5.0 Mg)
UsesBipolar disorder-related depression, Treatment-resistant depression
Side effectsDizziness, Drowsiness, Diarrhoea, Constipation, Headache, Increased blood sugar
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Uses of Olanex F Tablet

  • Olanex F Tablet is used in,
  • Treatment of Bipolar disorder-related depression
  • Managing treatment-resistant depression

Contraindications of Olanex F Tablet

  • If you are allergic or hypersensitive to fluoxetine, olanzapine, or any inactive ingredients of Olanex F Tablet.
  • If you are currently taking or have taken monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), like phenelzine, in the last 14 days.

Side effects of Olanex F Tablet

  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Headache
  • Increased blood sugar

Precautions and Warnings of Olanex F Tablet



Can I take Olanex F Tablet during pregnancy?
Olanex F Tablet is usually not recommended during pregnancy. Kindly consult your doctor if you are pregnant or planning a baby for best advice.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Olanex F Tablet while breastfeeding?
Olanex F Tablets are generally not administered to breastfeeding mothers. Kindly inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding at the time of consultation.


Can I drive if I have taken Olanex F Tablet?
Olanex F Tablet can cause drowsiness, dizziness, and decreased concentration. Therefore, driving after taking this tablet should be avoided to ensure safety.


Can I consume alcohol with the Olanex F Tablet?
Alcohol can increase drowsiness and dizziness and can also intensify other side effects of Olanex F Tablet. For this reason, alcohol consumption should be avoided while having Olanex F Tablets.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history or present condition of heart, visual, liver, or kidney disorders.
  • You have a family history of suicide, Alzheimer's disease.
  • You have diabetes. Olanex F Tablet can increase blood sugar and has to be used with caution in people who have diabetes.
  • You notice changes like low blood pressure, or high cholesterol in blood tests. Olanex Tablet has to be used with caution.
  • You notice any unusual changes like visual disturbances, hallucinations, uncontrolled movements, sweating, or racing heartbeat. It could be due to severe side effects and need to be reported.
  • You have suicidal thoughts after taking Olanex F Tablet.
  • You need to drive or operate heavy machinery after taking an Olanex F Tablet.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You conceive during the course of Olanex F Tablet.

Mode of Action of Olanex F Tablet

How Does It Work?

Olanex F Tablet has two active ingredients fluoxetine and olanzapine. Both the ingredients act in combination to maintain the balance of certain chemicals in the brain. Olanex F Tablets thus help reli...
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Directions for Use of Olanex F Tablet

  • Olanex F Tablet can be taken with or without food.
  • Swallow Olanex F Tablet with a glass of water. Do not chew, crush, or break it.
  • Olanex F Tablet is usually prescribed once a day, and is mostly taken in the evening.
  • For optimal pharmacological effects, take Olanex F Tablet at the same time every day for the recommended duration.
  • Do not alter the prescribed dosage of Olanex F Tablet without consulting with a doctor.
  • Do not discontinue the Olanex F Tablet without consulting with your doctor.

Interactions of Olanex F Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • To avoid side effects associated with medicine interaction, it is important to inform the doctor about all medicines and health supplements you are currently taking.
  • Olanex F Tablet can interact with the following medicines:
  • NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication), like Ibuprofen, can cause bleeding and bruising.
  • Antidepressants and other antipsychotics, like amitriptyline and desipramine, can affect the absorption and elimination of both medicines from the body.
  • Herbal medicines used to manage depression like St John's Wort.

Interactions with food items

  • Avoid having grapefruit juice with Olanex F Tablets as it interacts with the medicine.
  • There are no other specific food interactions associated with Olanex F Tablet. A regular diet can be continued, unless advised otherwise by the doctor.

Storage and disposal of Olanex F Tablet

Store Olanex F Tablets at room temperature, away from heat and light. Do not keep the tablets in direct sunlight. Olanex F Tablets should not be stored in a refrigerator. Keep the tablets away from th...
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Dosage of Olanex F Tablet


An overdose of Olanex F Tablets can lead to severe side effects like difficulty breathing, severe dizziness or drowsiness, seizures, and irregular heartbeat. Rush to the hospital immediately in case o...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Olanex F tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If the gap is too long or it is almost the time for the next dose, continue with the previous set schedule and skip the dose you...
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Content Details


Dr. Suneet Monga

BDS, MDS (Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry) MMCDSR


Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is the Olanex F Tablet addictive or habit-forming?

A: Olanex F Tablet has not been found to cause any dependence. But it is crucial to stick to the schedule and dosage provided by the doctor.

Q: I feel better now after taking Olanex F Tablets for the past 6 months. Can I stop taking medicine?

A: Do not alter the dosage of Olanex F Tablet without a doctor's approval. Kindly consult your doctor if you want to stop or change the dose.

Q: Is there a specific diet I need to follow while taking Olanex F Tablets?

A: No special dietary instructions need to be followed while taking Olanex F Tablet. Maintain a healthy lifestyle consisting of a balanced diet and some regular exercise.
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Last Updated on: 02 Apr 2022 | 11:04 AM (IST)

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