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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Brintellix vortioxetine package insert.

We hope you will visit us again soon. Vortioxetine has been known to cause abnormal bleeding, so drugs that affect hemostasis should be used with caution. If you have thoughts of packahe or killing yourself at any time, contact your doctor or go to a hospital straight away. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you notice anything else that is padkage you feel unwell. Following intake of dosages several times higher than the prescribed dose, fits seizures and a rare condition called serotonin syndrome have been reported.

Table 1 Absorption and Metabolism of Vortioxetine Brintellix is not recommended in pwckage and adolescents under 18 years due to lack of information for this age group. Do not throw away any medicines bribtellix wastewater or household waste.

Side effects are generally mild to moderate and occur within the first two weeks of treatment. This is more likely to occur: Symptoms may include agitation, hallucinations, coma or other changes in mental status; problems controlling movements or muscle twitching, stiffness or tightness; fast heartbeat, high or low blood pressure; sweating or fever; nausea, vomiting or diarrhea.


When taken during pregnancy, particularly in the last 3 months of pregnancy, medicines like Brintellix may pavkage the risk of a serious condition in babies, called persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn PPHNmaking the baby breathe faster and appear bluish.

Medications that should be avoided because of brintwllix increased risk of serotonin syndrome when combined with vortioxetine include SNRIs, SSRIs, TCAs, triptans, MAOIs, linezolid, methylene blue, meperidine, fentanyl, pentazocine, lithium, tramadol, and antipsychotic agents. This medicine has been prescribed for you only.

Patients were also excluded if they had a history of psychiatric other than MDDneurological, or substance abuse disorders, current clinically significant medical illness, or clinically significant abnormalities in vital signs or laboratory values.

Boulenger et al, 16 This study sought to determine the efficacy and tolerability of vortioxetine as an effective maintenance treatment to prevent relapses of MDD. Pregnancy Brintellix should not be used during pregnancy unless the doctor says it is absolutely necessary. Breast-feeding It is expected that the ingredients of Brintellix will pass into breast milk. How to take Brintellix 4.

Sometimes they are brinetllix, most of the time they are not. The original can be viewed in PDF format using the link above.

Vortioxetine (Brintellix): A New Serotonergic Antidepressant

It is possible that brnitellix leaflet in your medicine pack may differ from this version because it may have been updated since your medicine was packaged. The half-life of vortioxetine is approximately 66 hours. Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you notice any of the following: If not treated, severe low sodium levels can cause death.


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Information from clinical trials has shown an increased risk of suicidal behaviour in adults aged less than 25 years with psychiatric conditions who were treated with an antidepressant. They will tell you exactly how much to take. This site uses cookies. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. Find out more here. After oral administration, vortioxetine is absorbed in the gastrointestinal tract and exhibits peak plasma concentrations in about seven to 11 hours T max.

The safety of vortioxetine in combination with these drugs has not been fully studied, but concomitant use should be avoided whenever possible. Follow the instructions they give you.

Brintellix tablets 5, 10 and 20mg

The expiry date refers to the last day of the month. Accessed February 24, Contents of the pack and other information What Brintellix contains The active substance is vortioxetine.

You can also report side effects directly via: This study sought to determine the efficacy and tolerability of vortioxetine as an effective maintenance treatment to prevent relapses of MDD.