Trintellix (Vortioxetine) from Maple Leaf Medications.
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What is Trintellix?
Trintellix, with the generic name vortioxetine, is an oral medication indicated among adults who have a major depressive disorder (MDD). It also helps improve one’s mood, appetite, sleep, and energy level. Thus, restoring interest in everyday life.
This selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) works by simultaneously modulating one or more serotonin receptors and inhibiting the reuptake of serotonin. It restores the balance of this specific neurotransmitter in the brain. This is available in Trintellix 20 mg, 10 mg, and 5 mg immediate-release tablets.
How to use Trintellix
To begin, read the medication information leaflet that comes with this drug. Never take this antidepressant unless you have fully understood what Trintellix is used for and how it is taken. If you need further medical advice or have queries regarding this drug, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Take this immediate-release tablet orally. You may take it with or without a meal or as directed by your physician. Swallow this medication and drink a glass of water. It will be best not to cut this drug because each split portion would not guarantee equal strength.
Remember to take this oral drug regularly and with a dosing schedule. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully. Your Trintellix dosage would usually start low and gradually increase. One’s dose will depend on medical condition, response to treatment, and other medications being taken. Never alter your dose or stop taking this drug abruptly to avoid worsening conditions or withdrawal symptoms.
Common side effects of Trintellix:
- Dry mouth
- Abnormal dreams
- Decreased sex drive
Mostly, the side effects caused by this antidepressant are mild and temporary. If these adverse reactions get worse or persist over time, call your doctor or any healthcare provider. In addition, look out for severe side effects, including:
- Symptoms of serotonin syndrome/toxicity (palpitations, hallucinations, severe dizziness, loss of coordination, muscle twitching, agitation, unexplained fever)
- Shaking or tremors
- Inability to stay still
- Difficulty concentrating
- Memory changes
- Easy bruising
- Eye pain
- Vision changes
This is not a full or complete list of Trintellix side effects.
Before taking this tablet, disclose your entire medical history to your physician, especially seizures, bipolar or manic-depressive disorder, suicidal tendencies, bleeding problems, low sodium in the blood (hyponatremia), or glaucoma. Some medical conditions or disorders may have an impact on how your body will respond to this treatment. Additionally, tell your doctor about all the prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and supplements you are taking, as they may have drug interactions with vortioxetine.
Watch out for an allergy while on this treatment. Do not take this oral medication if you have a known allergy to vortioxetine or any inactive ingredients each tablet may contain. Discontinue this drug and seek emergency help once you observe signs of hypersensitivity response such as red patches on the skin or rashes, swelling of the face, hives, severe dizziness, and breathing trouble.
Always lookout for warning signs of suicide while on this treatment. These are unusual changes in behavior, accessing lethal means, emotional distance, giving away personal belongings, and changes in sleeping patterns, among others. Call your suicide hotline if this occurs.
This medication may cause dizziness, fatigue, and vision changes. Limit alcohol beverages or any similar substances as it may increase the risk of side effects. Also, practice extreme caution when doing activities that require alertness and clear vision, like driving and using machinery.
Those women who are pregnant, trying to get pregnant, or maybe pregnant should discuss their condition with their physician. This antidepressant is known to cause harm to an unborn child. Pregnancy may warrant special precautions or changes in treatment.
Frequently Asked Questions
When is the best time to take Trintellix?
You may take this drug at any time of the day. However, if it interferes with your sleep, take it in the morning.
How is Trintellix different from other antidepressant medications and SSRIs?
This type of medication works on the direct modulation of serotonin receptors.
How long will it take for this medication to work?
It may take 4 weeks or longer to achieve the full effects of this drug.
Does this medication cause weight gain?
Weight gain is not among the adverse effects of this antidepressant.
How much does this medication cost?
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Maple Leaf Medications has provided information from third parties intended to increase awareness and does not contain all the information about Trintellix (Vortioxetine). Talk to your doctor or a qualified medical practitioner for medical attention, advice, or if you have any concerns about Trintellix (Vortioxetine).