Brintellix (Vortioxetine)

TypeDrug NameDosagePrice from 
drug typeBrintellix5 mg$341.99
drug typeBrintellix10 mg$341.99
drug typeBrintellix15 mg$351.99
drug typeBrintellix20 mg$311.99


Brintellix Information

reviewed by reviwer portrait Dr. Bolanle Aina, Pharmacist on 3/9/2021 10:55:46 AM.

How and Where to Buy Brintellix Online


We carry Brintellix here at www.CanadianPharmacyWorld.com. You can place your order with us as long as you have a prescription from your doctor. If you need to speak with someone about your order, dial 1-866-485-7979. One of our pharmacy technicians would be happy to go assist you.

Are there Alternative Names for the Brand and Generic Brintellix?


Brintellix is the brand name medication manufactured by Lundbeck from Canada and Australia. The generic equivalent is called Vortioxetine. We also carry Effexor XR and Wellbturin XL.

What Dosages and Forms is Brintellix available in?


We only carry the brand name Brintellix medication on hand at Canadian Pharmacy World. It comes in the following dosages: 5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg, and 20 mg. The generic form of Brintellix is currently not available.

What is Brintellix used for?


Brintellix is an antidepressant medication used to treat major depressive disorder in adults. It works by altering the chemicals in the brain to be more in balance. Brintellix is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). It improves mood, sleep, appetite, and energy levels in those suffering from depression in an effort to restore interest in daily living.

What are the Possible Side Effects of Brintellix?


Most medications will come with side effects. Before deciding if Brintellix is right for you, take a closer look at what you might expect.

Here are some of the most common side effects that come with taking Brintellix:
• Nausea;
• Vision changes;
• Occasional vomiting;
• Constipation

Contact your doctor immediately and ask them if you should stop taking Brintellix, especially if you experience any of the following side effects:
• Blurred or tunnel vision;
• Eye pain, or eye redness, swelling, or halos;
• Racing thoughts;
• Decreased need for sleep;
• Unusual risk-taking behaviors;
• Extreme feelings of happiness or sadness;
• Being more talkative than normal
• Easily bruising;
• Unusual bleeding (from nose, mouth, vagina, or rectum):
• Coughing up blood;
• High serotonin levels

Stop taking Brintellix and seek help if you have any signs of allergic reaction, which includes:
• Hives;
• Difficulty breathing;
• Swelling of your lips, face, tongue, and/or throat

Are there any Precautions and Drug interactions of Brintellix?


You should not use Brintellix if you’re allergic to Vortioxetine or if you’re being treated with linezolid or methylene blue injection.

Be sure to talk to your doctor to determine if Brintellix is safe for you, particularly if you have or have had the following:
• Bipolar disorder;
• History of drug abuse or suicidal thoughts;
• Liver disease;
• Narrow-angle glaucoma;
• Seizures or epilepsy;
• Bleeding or blood clot disorder;
• Low sodium levels in the blood

Brintellix can have serious interactions with other medications. Some of the most notable include:
• Other antidepressants
• Aspirin or blood thinners
• MAO Inhibitors
• Diuretics
• Fentanyl
• Tramadol
• Quinidine
• Rifampin
• St. John’s Wort
• Tryptophan (L-tryptophan)
• “Triptan” migraine medicines (ex. Sumatriptan)
• Antianxiety medicines
• Medicines used to treat mental illness
• Seizure medications

Some interactions can cause a serious condition known as serotonin syndrome. Tell your doctor if you’re taking medications for mental illness, Parkinson’s disease, migraines, serious infections, or to prevent nausea and/or vomiting. Be sure to talk to your doctor if you are using the above medication, and those you start or stop while on Brintellix.

Brintellix Storage and Safety Information


Store Brintellix at room temperature away from extreme heat and moisture.

Some young people who use an antidepressant for the first time may have suicidal thoughts. Talk to your doctor if you take this medication and these types of thoughts arise.

Do not start or stop Brintellix without your doctor’s advice.

Taking Brintellix while you’re pregnant can cause life-threatening withdrawal symptoms, serious lung problems, as well as other complications for the baby. If you become pregnant while using this medication, it’s very important you discuss your options with your doctor immediately. Do not breastfeed while taking this medication.

Do not use an MAO inhibitor within 14 days of taking Brintellix, as dangerous interactions could occur. Wait a minimum of 21 days from ending either medication before starting the other.

Avoid alcohol while taking Brintellix.

Taking NSAIDs with this medication may cause you to bruise more easily.

This medication should not be used for anyone younger than 18 years old.

Seek emergency help or call Poison Control at 1-800-463-5060 immediately if you suspect an overdose.

Keep out of the reach of children.

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