Trintellix

(Vortioxetine)

3.7/ 5 average rating with 19 reviewsforTrintellix
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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.

Quick facts about Trintellix
  • Drug class: Mental health
  • Generic status: No lower cost generic available
Prices and discounts
Lowest price for 30 20mg tablets
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$364.56
  • Price before coupon
    $473.40
  • Lowest price with coupon
    $364.56
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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.

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People’s experience with Trintellix

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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.

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Prices and discounts
Lowest price for 30 20mg tablets
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$364.56
  • Price before coupon
    $473.40
  • Lowest price with coupon
    $364.56
  • Savings
    23%
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.

Quick facts about Trintellix
  • Drug class: Mental health
  • Generic status: No lower cost generic available

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People’s experience with Trintellix

19reviews so far. What do you think?

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

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Side effect rates for Trintellix (Vortioxetine)

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Common concerns from people taking Trintellix (Vortioxetine)

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Price
  • Reviewed Trintellixon 4/11/2017Not worth the cost
    36
    Man
    A couple weeks
    Depression
  • Reviewed Trintellixon 8/17/2017It is the best anti-depressant I have ever taken but the cost is outrageous. Hard to believe is cost over $300.00 a month. That hurts being on SSDI.
    60
    Man
    Two years or more
    Depression
Interactions
  • Make sure it doesn't interact with your other medications.
  • Higher likelihood of interaction with other medications.
Food
  • Take with food and/or at night to lessen stomach issues, such as nausea, diarrhea, gas.
  • Reviewed Trintellixon 6/10/2017Take with food. Absolutely helped me with my fatigue that I had the entire time taking Effexor.
    43
    Woman
    A few months
    Depression
Sleep
  • Reviewed Trintellixon 2/9/2017Couldn't sleep with it
    26
    Man
    Depression
  • Reviewed Trintellixon 3/21/2017I couldn't sleep with this drug, it killed my sex drive and I had eye pain and nausea within the hour every day after taking it.
    29
    Man
    A month or so
    Depression
  • Reviewed Trintellixon 8/9/2017I take it before I go to sleep. Not sure if it has any effect on my alertness.
    20
    Woman
    A year or so
    Depression