Please consult your physician before taking any medication. Brand name: Symbyax Generic name: Olanzapine and Fluoxetine hydrochloride Why is Symbyax prescribed? Symbyax is used to treat depressive episodes associated with bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder, sometimes called manic-depressive illness, is a condition in which a persons mood swings from depression to excessive excitement. Symbyax is a combination of the active ingredients in Prozac (fluoxetine), used to treat depression and other conditions; and Zyprexa (olanzapine), used to treat the manic phase of bipolar disorder as well as other conditions. Symbyax may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.