Symbyax (SIMM-bee-ax) is the first approved treatment for bipolar DEPRESSION

Symbyax (SIMM-bee-ax) is the first approved treatment for bipolar DEPRESSION.

But Symbyax is not a new drug...it's just the antipsychotic olanzapine (Zyprexa) plus the antidepressant fluoxetine (Prozac)...both in one pill.

The whole idea of using antidepressants in bipolar is controversial. Some antidepressants often increase the risk of switching into mania.

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