Olanzapine/fluoxetine Side Effects

Please note - some side effects for Olanzapine/fluoxetine may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

Side Effects of Olanzapine/fluoxetine - for the Consumer

Olanzapine/fluoxetine

Applies to: capsules

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Olanzapine/fluoxetine:

Blurred vision; constipation; decreased sexual desire or ability; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; increased appetite; sore throat; tiredness; weakness; weight gain.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Olanzapine/fluoxetine:

Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; unusual hoarseness); abnormal thoughts; black or bloody stools; chest pain; confusion; decreased coordination; fainting; fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; fever, chills, or persistent sore throat; hallucinations; joint pain; memory loss; new or worsening mental or mood changes (eg, agitation, anxiety, depression, panic attacks, aggressiveness, impulsiveness, irritability, hostility, exaggerated feeling of well being, restlessness, inability to sit still); red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; seizures; severe or persistent dizziness, headache, or trouble sleeping; suicidal thoughts or attempts; swelling of the hands, ankles, or feet; symptoms of dehydration (eg, decreased sweating or urination, severe or persistent dry mouth, feeling very hot or thirsty); symptoms of high prolactin levels (eg, enlarged breast size, decreased sexual ability, missed menstrual period, nipple discharge); symptoms of stroke (eg, one-sided weakness, slurred speech); tremor; trouble concentrating, speaking, swallowing, or walking; trouble urinating; uncontrolled muscle movements (eg, arm or leg movements, twitching of the face or tongue, jerking or twisting); unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual swelling or sweating; unusual weakness; vision changes; yellowing of the skin or eyes.

This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.

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