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 Brintellix Vortioxetine
Vortioxetine (vor-tye-OX-e-teen, trade name Brintellix, previously known as Lu AA21004) is an atypical antidepressant made by Lundbeck and Takeda.[1] On September 30, 2013, it was approved by the U.S. FDA for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD) in adults.[2] Vortioxetine was also investigated as a treatment for generalized anxiety disorder (GAD).[3] Following a positive opinion by the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) in October 2013,[4] Lundbeck announced Dec...
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is it successful in relieving atypical depression ## Hello, Linda! How are you? As with any medication, while it has been proven effective to the standards of the U.S. FDA, it doesn't work for everyone that tries it. The only thing you can really do is try it and see if it helps you. Learn more Brintellix details here. Its side effects may include nausea, dizziness, diarrhea and headache. Are there any other questions or concerns? ...
Updated 10 months ago in Brintellix.
Thu, Nov 28 '13, 2:36 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 256235
Trying Brintellix
I have been quickly tapered off of Pristiq 200 mg....and now am on Brintellix 10 mg. (Total time of taper 2 weeks) I feel like I have the flu. I hate trying new meds and wish there was something that would make these flu like symptoms go away !!!! (Headache, queasy yet having horrible carb cravings, a weird sensation-aches) ## Hello, Mary! How are you? Most likely, you're experiencing both some withdrawal effects and some side effects, at the same time and it will probably take a couple of weeks, before they taper off and things start to improve. Learn more Brintellix details here. The Brintellix is fairly new and its side effects may include headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and dizziness….which explains most of your flu-like symptoms. Was the Pristiq no longer working for... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Brintellix.
Sun, Sep 14 '14, 3:51 PM   7  Subscribe to thread 256909
anxiety brintellix
Not too sure about Brintellix yet. Very low dose (5mg) once a day for 4 days now. One positive: more alert, and depression doesn't feel as 'depressing'. Minor nausea, headache, sleep disruptive, some racing thoughts at night. Most disappointing - a persistent low level anxiety seems present and I'm on it primarily for GAD. This med seems much less compatible for me than Klonopin prn. Was hoping for better results but will stay on Brintellix 4-5 days more to see if symptoms abate. ## How are you doing today with the Brintellix? ## @Sailorcat, From what I understand, antidepressants like Brintellix can take several days or weeks to start working as indicated. However if side effects become too unbearable, I would still suggest discussing other options with your doctor. Als... ...
Updated 2 months ago in Brintellix.
Tue, Aug 19 '14, 11:22 AM   2  Subscribe to thread 269773
brintellix - day 6 - 10mg
Hi I've been taking brintellix for six days and I am also taking 25mg of hydrochlothazide, 37.5 of phentermine and 20 meqs of potassium ×2 and I am having pains (6 on a scale of one to ten) in my left upper thing (back), back of knee, inside ankle and foot / heel. My left leg/ thigh in warmer then the right probably because of the pain. My leg also feels 'dry' which is weird. I have some gastritis but nothing unreasonable. I do have to hurry to the restroom after I take my morning dose of brintellix- which I take with all the other meds. It doesnt cause too much nausea but definitely some. I am afraid that maybe something is severely wrong because of my left limb pain. Its not swollen just a little numb and very sore. My bottom hurts also. Am I doing something wrong? I ... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Brintellix.
Tue, Sep 09 '14, 2:47 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 272470
Brintellix And Humana
And I know like everything else in the Gubbermint, Humana is as well a "Contractor" and have a list to go by, I've been told. Humana won't pay for several kinds of anti depressant even to see if they will help, the one's they do pay for probably cost as much or more than the one's that "aren't on the list". It almost seems like they as in the Insurance Co.'s if you will, don't want to loose a lifetime customer, i.e. What if a person could get better from a new drug, I would imagine they would certainly want to work at doing something, but then again one may have to move to China to get a manufacturing job. ## Well really, no one with a mental health issue is going to get better by just taking a medication, so if that is all they do, most insur... ...
Updated 5 months ago in Brintellix.
Sun, Apr 27 '14, 6:52 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 264165
brintellix withdrawal
I stopped taking Brintellix because I couldn't take the vomiting anymore and other issues that my doctor said were side effects of this medicine over the past 3 months and I just suddenly stopped taking it and now I'm experiencing extremely bad anxiety that I can't manage and can't sleep more than a few hours a night. What is going on with me? Will I get over this on my own? ## Hello, Missy! How are you? Yes, withdrawal type effects can be normal, after taking it for a few months and then stopping abruptly. It would have been best to taper off of it. However, they will eventually stop, but it may take a few weeks. Are you feeling any better, yet? ## I have been taking brintellex for 7 weeks 10 mg a day my doctor gave. Me samples and did not tell me the cost. I can't ... ...
Updated 1 day ago in Brintellix.
Thu, Oct 23 '14, 5:02 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 268984
Doing better on Brintellix
I tapered off Effexor XR and onto 10mg Brintellix. No withdrawal symptoms - seamless transition. I have been on Brintellix now for about 3 weeks. I have to say I feel more alert, my anxiety is low, my sleep is better. So far so good. I had to stop taking Tramadol and Buspar to avoid the interaction but have had no need for the Buspar since and I can just take another opiod pain killer if I need to. Did not experience the nausea that seems to be the most common side effect. Keep your fingers crossed. ## Awesome! I am very glad that it's working so well for you. Can you post back and update me? Thanks! Do you have any questions or concerns? ## Hi I will be trying Brintellix soon to get ease the depression and anxiety from tapering Effexor. How are you doing now. I need help desperatel... ...
Updated 21 days ago in Brintellix.
Fri, Oct 03 '14, 7:36 PM   4  Subscribe to thread 262772
can 10mg Brintellix be split?
Recently (within the last 24-hours) I was FINALLY taken off my Effexor. My blood pressure has been terribly high (189/99 yesterday) for at least two years and I always suspected it was related to my Effexor. My first day off Effexor, my blood pressure was down to 132/75. The Effexor was replaced with 10mg of Brintellix. Sweet lord.... I cannot remember the last time I was, or have ever been, so violently ill. I was sick for HOURS. I tried to replenish my fluids. I was not successful. Well, more accurately, I was able to get some fluids down but they quickly reappeared. I read the enclosed product information and 100% of the Brintellix website. I was unable to find information about splitting the tablets. I realize there is a 5mg tablet, as a dosing option. However, I'm returning bac... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Brintellix.
Thu, Sep 11 '14, 4:03 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 272533
brintellix withdrawal scared
I have been taking 10 mg of brintellix for 7 weeks my doctor gave me samples and yesterday wrote me a prescription my insurance doesn't cover it and I can't afford it living on disability will I have withdrawals? I'm scared I have been through a lot in the last year. I'm not even sure if I should be on an antidepressants I have hyperthyroidism and Graves disease they haven't got my thyroid levels straight yet which could be the cause of all of my problems I don't know what to do?? I'm scared of withdrawal ...
Updated 1 day ago in Brintellix.
Thu, Oct 23 '14, 6:45 PM   0 
brintellix SIDE EFFECTS SEVERE
DESPERATELY NEED HELP ABOUT BRINTELLIX!!! I have been on 5mg Brintellix for last 10 weeks. About 9 days About 9 days ago I started to feel like i was coming down with flu. week progressed and flu like symptoms got worse every day: flushing, feeling like i had high fever but without actual fever, agitation, muscle cramps, bad nausea, diahrrea all day long, fast heart beat, headache, etc. after several days of symptoms getting worse, on Sunday last I had the feeling i was going to DIE!!! worst flu like symptoms and severe anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts. I skipped the sunday dose and then cut the monday dose down to 2.5mg. it is wednesday, and most of bad symptoms have gone to mild or moderate. Dr thinks i had case of serotonin syndrome n this med, But , no one can explain why s... ...
Updated 29 days ago in Brintellix.
Thu, Sep 25 '14, 4:35 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 273966
BRINTELLIX and Bactrium DS okay to take together?
Been on BRINTELLIX 20mg x7mths & last week was started on Bactrium DS X10 days for a smashed / skin split open -- two days after injury = redness, etc. Now on lat 3 days of the 10day, have developed nausea to abd. Pain/bloat & 5 hrs later = projectile vomiting. Today, N&V persist and now having a temp ~100 and also a generalized H/A of a 5...of course no energy, etc....also severe hip/back/leg pain to burning feet since Aug. 2 when I got beat up.. Is this b/cuz of the med combo or something totally different? Thanks! ## Hello, Linn5605! How are you feeling? It actually sounds like you may be experiencing a lot of side effects or a reaction to the Bactrim, it does cause those types of issues in some people that take it. Have things improved, at all? When do you finish your co... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Brintellix.
Mon, Aug 25 '14, 1:43 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 270895
Question regarding brintellix, tramadol, and gabapentin
I we recently put on an antidepressant called Brintellix 10mg. However i have been on tramadol 50mg 2x a day for over 2 years and 300mg gabapentin 3x a day for 2 years. As well as norco 7.5 3x day. I've only been on brintellix a week and nervous that maybe that's too much serotonin medicine. Does that make sense? ## Yes, it does make sense and it is a possible risk. Serotonin syndrome can be very dangerous. Have you had any other symptoms aside from the tiredness? The main concern is the Tramadol with the Brintellilx, mixing them does carry a strong warning about the possible dangers and advises that alternative medications be used. ## I take similar meds as you. Been on Brintellix 10 mg a few weeks, also 100 mg Zoloft (down from 200mg). I stopped tapering off Zoloft because I f... ...
Updated 2 months ago in Brintellix.
Tue, Jul 29 '14, 3:54 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 261455
 Vortioxetine
Vortioxetine (vor-tye-OX-e-teen, trade name Brintellix, previously known as Lu AA21004) is an atypical antidepressant made by Lundbeck and Takeda.[1] On September 30, 2013, it was approved by the U.S. FDA for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD) in adults.[2] Vortioxetine was also investigated as a treatment for generalized anxiety disorder (GAD).[3] Following a positive opinion by the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) in October 2013,[4] Lundbeck announced Dec...
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I take 150 mg of Trazadone and 400 mg of Seroquel XR, and have just in the last week started taking 10 mg of Brintellix. I feel nauseated, shaky, and keep looking flushed it has been 6 days should i stop taking it? ## Yes, please contact your doctor immediately! The Trazodone increases the toxicity of the Brintellix via a serotonin reaction, you may be developing serotonin syndrome, which can be life threatening. How are you doing? ...
Updated 5 months ago in Seroquel.
Tue, Apr 29 '14, 5:59 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 262848
savella made me vomit
I was hopeful about Savella for depression and fibromyalgia, but every time I took the evening dose, I would wake up and have to vomit, it was rough. I stopped taking the evening dose and it has done nothing for me, but make me sick so we are switching to Brintellix - back to square one now. Have to get the depression under control and then deal with the pain. Fun, fun... ## While I understand that it can be quite frustrating, it makes sense to get the depression under control first, then to treat the pain. Depression has been proven to contribute to and/or cause pain, so if needs to be treat first, before your pain can be properly evaluated and treated. Once your moods are doing better, your pain may not be so intense. Do you have any questions or concerns? ## I agree! I hope the Brint... ...
Updated 5 months ago in Savella.
Tue, Apr 29 '14, 11:15 AM   2  Subscribe to thread 264344


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