Brintellix (Vortioxetine) is used to treat major depressive disorder. This is a serious mental disorder that affects the mood, a person’s ability to work, sleep, study, eat and enjoy life. This medication has been approved for use in adults only.
Brintellix comes from Canada and is manufactured by Lundbeck. This medication is available in the strengths of 5mg, 10mg, 15mg and 20mg tablets. Generic is not available.
Common side effects include:
Do not take Brintellix if you are allergic to Vortioxetine or any of the ingredients in this medication. Before you start taking this medication, please inform your doctor about your medical condition as well as the other medications you are currently taking including OTC and herbal medications. There may be an interaction between Brintellix and other medications such as aspirin, diurectics, MAOIs, NSAIDs, phenytoin, quinidine, rifampicin, tramadol or fentanyl, tricyclics, triptans, warfarin, etc.