Class: Mental health

Trintellix

(vortioxetine)

Class: Mental health
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Improves mood

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Our bottom line

Trintellix (Vortioxetine) is a new type of serotonin modulating antidepressant that can be tried when the other antidepressants don't work, but some people may find the side effects intolerable and the cost expensive.

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Upsides

  • Relieves depression symptoms.
  • May improve memory.
  • Possibly less side effect on sex drive/enjoyment compared to other antidepressants.
  • Works differently than other serotonine modifying antidepressants.

Downsides

  • Likely expensive since insurance may not cover it.
  • Stomach issues, particularly nausea, can be persistant for some people.
  • Higher likelihood of interaction with other medications.
How it works

Trintellix (Vortioxetine) is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) that also directly effects the serotonine recpetors. It increases amount and effect of serotonine in the brain, which regulates mood.

What to expect when you take Trintellix (vortioxetine) for Depression

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Side effect rates for Trintellix (vortioxetine)

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These are side effects of Trintellix (vortioxetine) reported to the FDA by people taking it, and by doctors and pharmacists.
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Common concerns from people taking Trintellix (vortioxetine)

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Interactions
  • Higher likelihood of interaction with other medications.
  • Make sure it doesn't interact with your other medications.
Food
  • Take with food and/or at night to lessen stomach issues, such as nausea, diarrhea, gas.
Sleep
  • Couldn't sleep with it