This leaflet answers some common questions about Brintellix. Do not take Brintellix if the packaging is torn or shows signs of having been tampered with. Product details on treatment with TRINTELLIX (vortioxetine), including available savings if eligible, and support sign-up. Watch videos of actual patients. See full. Attachment 1: Product information for AusPAR vortioxetine hydrobromide Brintellix Lundbeck Australia Pty Ltd PM Final 8 July.

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Depression is longer lasting or more severe than the “low moods” everyone has from time to time due to the stress of everyday life. Journal List P T v. Do not take a double dose to bbrintellix up for a forgotten dose. Vortioxetine has been known to cause an increase in the risk of bleeding because of interference with serotonin reuptake. Side effects Tell your doctor or pharmacist as soon as possible if you do bgintellix feel well while you are taking Brintellix.

Vortioxetine (Brintellix): A New Serotonergic Antidepressant

Brintellix contains the active substance vortioxetine. Multiple factors contribute to depression. Hyponatremia was reported in one patient taking vortioxetine. What is brintelli Patient Information Leaflet and why is it useful? In the open-label, flexible-dosing week phase, there was a statistically significant change in baseline from the MADRS score of Based on clinical trial data, vortioxetine has been shown to be an effective initial and maintenance treatment for major depressive disorder.

After oral administration, vortioxetine is absorbed in the gastrointestinal tract and exhibits peak plasma concentrations in paxkage seven to 11 hours T max.

Brintellix® (vortioxetine hydrobromide)

This antidepressant appears to offer another option as a maintenance treatment in preventing relapse in patients who suffer from MDD for up to one year. Medications that should be avoided because of the increased risk of serotonin syndrome when combined with vortioxetine include SNRIs, SSRIs, Packagr, triptans, MAOIs, linezolid, methylene blue, meperidine, fentanyl, pentazocine, lithium, tramadol, and antipsychotic agents.


Avoid alcohol while you are taking Brintellix. For elderly people 65 years of age or older, the starting dose is 5 mg vortioxetine taken once daily.

Pink, almond-shaped 5 x 8. You might ask them to tell you if they think your depression is getting worse, or if they are worried about changes in your behaviour.

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Your doctor may have prescribed it for another reason. Brintellix should not be used during pregnancy unless the doctor says it is absolutely necessary.

Nausea was the only adverse effect that led to discontinuation in more than two patients in the vortioxetine inserg and the only adverse effect with a statistically significant higher incidence than placebo. Contents of the pack and other information What Brintellix contains The active substance is vortioxetine.

What Brintellix is and what it is used for Brintellix contains the active substance vortioxetine. Some of the signs of an overdose could be dizziness, insertt sick nauseadiarrhoea, stomach discomfort, itching on the whole body, sleepiness and flushing. This medicine has been prescribed for you only. The expiry date refers to the last day of the month.

Disclaimer The authors make no claims of the accuracy of the information contained herein; and inswrt suggested doses are not a substitute for clinical judgment. Other medicines and Brintellix Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines. Driving and using machines Brintellix has no or negligible influence on the ability to drive and use machines.

How to take it Swallow the tablets whole with a full glass of water. Enter medicine name or company Start typing to retrieve search suggestions. Vortioxetine has been known to cause abnormal bleeding, so drugs that affect hemostasis should be used with caution. You are now leaving lundbeck. Accessed March 1, Absorption and Metabolism of Vortioxetine If you have any further questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist. These symptoms usually begin during the first 24 hours after the baby is born.


You can also report side effects directly via: The response rates were also higher pakcage statistically packagd There is an increased risk of serotonin syndrome when vortioxetine is used in combination with other serotonergic agents. Brintellix film-coated tablets 10 mg are available in blister packs of 7, 14, 28, 56, 56 x 1, 98, 98×1, 9 x 145 x 98×1 tablets and in tablet containers of and tablets.

You can also report side effects directly via:. Yellow, almond-shaped 5 x 8. Consumption of food does not affect the bioavailability, and taking vortioxetine with food has not been shown inzert increase its peak concentration C max.

More than 30 pharmacotherapy options are available for unipolar depression, including: It may take two weeks, sometimes longer, before you feel any improvement. Cambridge University Press; Brintellix is thought to work by insrt actions on multiple brain chemicals including serotonin, noradrenaline, dopamine, histamine and acetylcholine which are thought to be involved in controlling mood and related mental processes.

Information from clinical trials innsert shown an increased risk of suicidal behaviour in adults aged less than 25 years with psychiatric conditions who were treated with an antidepressant. It is hypothesized that vortioxetine works via blockade of serotonin reuptake; however, vortioxetine is pharmacologically different than other SSRIs because it also works by direct modulation of various serotonin receptors.