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Trintellix (Vortioxetine)

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Trintellix5 mg
Trintellix10 mg
Trintellix20 mg

Generic Equivalent of Trintellix

No generic equivalents of Trintellix found.


Is A Prescription Required To have Trintellix?

A Prescription is required to purchase Trintellix from verified online Canadian pharmacies.

What Is Trintellix Used For?

Trintellix (vortioxetine) is used for the treatment of depression symptoms such as sadness, irritability, change in appetite or weight, difficulty concentration or sleeping, tiredness, headaches, unexplained aches and pains in adults.

How Does Trintellix Work in the Body?

Trintellix belongs to a class of medications known as antidepressants and helps to treat physical and emotional symptoms of depression by correcting the imbalance of chemicals (serotonin) in the brain.

How Is Trintellix Supplied and Stored?

Trintellix is manufactured by Lundbeck and is available in the dosage forms of 5 mg, 10 mg and 20 mg in blister packaging of 28 tablets.

The medication should be stored at a room temperature between 15°C and 30°C, protected from moisture. Keep this medicine out of sight and reach of children.

What Is the Cost of Trintellix?

Our verified online pharmacy is pleased to offer you the Trintellix 5 mg at an unbeatable price of $345 for a supply of 84 tablets, which is $4.11 per unit. It is best to compare the prices of drugs online at edrugsearch or Pharmacychecker.Com.

What type of antidepressant is Trintellix?

Trintellix (Vortioxetine) is an antidepressant that belongs to a class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) and serotonin receptor modulator. It works by restoring the balance of serotonin in the brain.

How long does it take for Trintellix to get in your system?

The symptoms of depression such as disturbances in sleep, energy or appetite may improve in 1-2 weeks. Improvement of these physical symptoms shows that the medication is working. Other mental symptoms like depressed mood, lack of interest in activities might take up to 6-8 weeks to improve. If you have any questions regarding the effects of Trintellix, consult your health care professional.

Does Trintellix Improve Cognitive Function?

New studies have shown that Trintellix has more therapeutic benefits as compared to other antidepressants. Clinical trials have shown that this medication has a positive effect on processing speed, which is an important part of cognitive function, in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD).

How Do You Take Trintellix?

It is very important to take Trintellix exactly as prescribed by your doctor. The usual adult dose is 10 mg once daily, for adults less than 65 years of age. The dose may be increased or lowered by your doctor depending on how you respond to and how well you tolerate the treatment. Take one tablet with a glass of water, daily. The medication can be taken with or without food.

Can I Just Stop Taking Trintellix?

Continue to take Trintellix for as long as your doctor recommends. Do not suddenly stop taking or change the dose of your medicine without talking to your doctor first. Suddenly stopping treatment or changing the dose may cause unpleasant side effects.

Can You Drink Alcohol While Taking Trintellix?

Drinking alcoholic beverages is not recommended while taking Trintellix. Alcohol further increases the impairment of mental and motor skills caused by Trintellix.

What Should You Avoid While Taking Trintellix?

It is important to exercise caution while driving or operating heavy machinery since this medication can cause dizziness, sleepiness and low blood pressure. Trintellix may increase the risk of breaking a bone especially if you are elderly or have osteoporosis. You should be extra careful to avoid falls especially if you experience dizziness or have low blood pressure.

How is Trintellix Metabolized in Body?

The drug is extensively metabolized in liver and has a half-life of 66 hours.

What Are The Possible Side Effects of Trintellix?

Like all other medications, Trintellix can also cause side effects. Commonly reported side effects of Trintellix are feeling sick (nausea), a decrease in appetite, abnormal dreams, dizziness, dryness in the mouth, diarrhea, constipation, vomiting, joint pain, tiredness, common cold, influenza, back pain, sleepiness, sedation, increased sweating and itching on the whole body. Some other side effects are dry eye, swelling of abdomen, skin flushing, night sweats, increased weight, and increased lipid levels in the blood, twitching of a muscle, and decrease in blood pressure. Some serious side effects of this medication include low sodium levels in the blood leading to symptoms such as tiredness, weakness, confusion combined with achy, stiff, or uncoordinated muscles, seizures, mania, low blood platelet count (leading to bruising or unusual bleeding from the skin or other areas), serotonin syndrome (a combination of most or all of symptoms like agitation, tremor, confusion, restlessness, sweating, shaking, shivering, hallucinations, sudden jerking of the muscles, fast heartbeat, labile blood pressure, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea), worsened or new emotional or behavioral problems, and suicidal thoughts. These are not all the possible side effects of Trintellix. In case of any unexpected effect, contact your healthcare professional immediately.

What Are The Effects of Trintellix On Pregnancy And Newborns?

It has been reported that some newborns whose mothers took antidepressants like Trintellix during pregnancy developed complications at birth-time requiring hospitalization, breathing support and tube feeding. Symptoms included trouble with feeding and/or breathing difficulties, bluish skin, fits (or seizures), body temperature changes, vomiting, low blood sugar, stiff or floppy muscles, vivid reflexes, tremor, jitteriness, irritability, lethargy, constant crying, sleepiness and sleeping difficulties. In most cases, the newer antidepressant was taken during the third trimester of pregnancy.

When Should You Not Take Trintellix?

Do not take Trintellix if you:
  • Are allergic to vortioxetine or any other ingredients present in Trintellix.
  • Are already taking medicines known as monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) such as phenelzine, tranylcypromine, moclobemide, selegiline, rasagiline, linezolid (an antibiotic), or methylene blue, or have stopped treatment with MAOI in the last 14 days.

What Should You Tell Your Doctor Before taking Trintellix?

Before you start taking Trintellix, be sure to tell your doctor if you:
  • Ever had an allergic reaction to medications or food
  • Have a history of seizures
  • Have a history of liver or kidney disease
  • Have heart problems
  • Are taking any prescription or over the counter medications including any herbal supplements
  • Are taking or have taken monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) or other antidepressants, triptans used to treat migraines, lithium, tramadol or drugs containing tryptophan, St. John’s Wort
  • Have glaucoma (increased pressure in the eyes)
  • Have a history of mania or bipolar disorder
  • Are pregnant or plan to plan to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding
  • Have a tendency to get bruised easily or have been told that you have low platelets
  • Have been told that you have a low sodium level in the blood
  • Are taking anticoagulants or other medicines that affect platelet function (such as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or acetylsalicylic acid)
  • Had a recent bone fracture or were told that you have osteoporosis or at the risk of having osteoporosis
  • Have habits of consuming alcohol or street drugs
  • Drive a vehicle or perform hazardous tasks during your work

What Medicines Can Interact With Trintellix?

It is important to tell your health care professional about all other medicines that you have taken recently including any kind of supplements and non-prescription drugs.

Medicines which interact with Trintellix include:
  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) such as phenelzine, tranylcypromine, moclobemide, selegiline, rasagiline, linezolid (an antibiotic), or methylene blue, or have stopped treatment with MAOI in the last 14 days.
  • Other antidepressants such as SSRIs or SNRIs (e.g. fluoxetine, venlafaxine, paroxetine), certain tricyclics (e.g. amitriptyline, desipramine), drugs used to treat schizophrenia (e.g. olanzapine, risperidone), or bipolar depression (e.g. lithium).
  • Other drugs that affect the serotonin levels such as lithium, drugs containing tryptophan, St. John’s Wort, triptans to treat a migraine.
  • Some medications used to treat pain like fentanyl used in anesthesia or to treat chronic pain), tramadol, tapentadol, meperidine, methadone, pentazocine.
  • Medicines that affect blood clotting and increase bleeding such as anticoagulants like warfarin, dabigatran), acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (e.g. ibuprofen).
  • Certain medicines used to treat a cough such as dextromethorphan.
  • Bupropion (an antidepressant and smoking cessation aid, as these may increase your blood levels of Trintellix in blood.
  • Rifampicin (an antibiotic) as this may lower the blood levels of Trintellix.

Where Can I Buy Trintellix Online?

If prescribed by your health care professional, Trintellix can be bought directly from Canadian Online Pharmacy. You will not have to wait to start your therapy due to the swift shipping service provided by us.

How Is Trintellix Delivered?

The standard delivery fee is $10.00. The orders are usually shipped in 2-3 working days after the processing of the order. The medication package is delivered by regular mail within 10-14 business days after it has been shipped.

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