Brintellix 5mg Tablet 10'S

Depression Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

BRINTELLIX 5MG contains Vortioxetine which belongs to a group of medicines called antidepressants. It is used to treat depression and helps in reducing depressive symptoms, such as sadness, feeling anxious, disturbances in sleep, reduced appetite, reduced concentration, feeling of being slowed down. Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest and can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems. It is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) and serotonin receptor modulator. It improves your mood, and energy level and may help restore your interest in daily living. It works by increasing the amount of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance.

Take this BRINTELLIX 5MG according to the dose and frequency as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break the medicine. Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you have epilepsy (seizure disorder or fits), diabetes, liver, kidney disease, heart problems or taking any medications. It is not recommended in children and adolescents under 18 years of age, pregnant or breastfeeding. The common side effects are nausea, diarrhoea, constipation and vomiting.

USES OF BRINTELLIX 5MG

  • Treats depression

HOW BRINTELLIX 5MG WORKS

BRINTELLIX 5MG works by increasing the amount of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take this BRINTELLIX 5MG according to the dose and frequency as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break the medicine. It may be taken with or without food.

SIDE EFFECTS OF BRINTELLIX 5MG

COMMON

  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • constipation
  • vomiting
  • dizziness
  • itching of the whole body
  • abnormal dreams

RARE

  • enlarged pupils

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Dizziness:

Get up and move around to feel awake, take small naps to edge off the sleepiness. Give your eyes a break to avoid fatigue and eat a healthy food to boost energy.

Nausea:

Stick to simple normal meals and do not eat rich or spicy foods.

Vomiting:

Drink clear or ice-cold drinks. Eat light, bland foods and avoid fried, greasy, or sweet foods.

Diarrhoea:

Drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration. ORS should be used to prevent dehydration.  

Constipation:

Eat fruits, vegetables whole grains and high rich fiber foods. 

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

BRINTELLIX 5MG is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

BRINTELLIX 5MG is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate machinery while taking this medicine, since it may cause dizziness.

ALCOHOL

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

KIDNEY

BRINTELLIX 5MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

BRINTELLIX 5MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not take if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Vortioxetine or any ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

Tell your doctor if you had or have a condition such as:

  • fits (seizures)
  • mania
  • tendency bleed or bruise easily
  • low sodium level
  • glaucoma

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription or the following:

  • tramadol
  • sumatriptan
  • phenelzine, iproniazid, isocarboxazid, nialamide, tranylcypromine
  • moclobemide, lithium, bupropion, fluoxetine, paroxetine 
  • selegiline and rasagiline
  • linezolid
  • rifampicin
  • carbamazepine, phenytoin
  • warfarin, dipyridamole, phenprocoumon, low-dose acetylsalicylic acid
  • mefloquine
  • quinidine
  • chlorpromazine, chlorprothixene, haloperidol

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Vortioxetine
Pharmacological Category :   Antidepressant
Therapeutic Indication :   Major depressive disorder
Dosage Forms :   Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

Store at room temperature and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT BRINTELLIX 5MG

How long it takes for BRINTELLIX 5MG to show improvement?

It usually takes around 1-2 weeks to show improvement in the symptoms.  

Should BRINTELLIX 5MG be taken in the morning or at night?

It can be taken once a day either in the morning or at night. It is usually recommended to take once a day in the morning since it can make you feel restless. Take as directed by your doctor.

Is BRINTELLIX 5MG safe for a long time?

It is safe if used in the dose and duration directed by your doctor.  

REFERENCES

1. Stahl SM, editor. Vortioxetine. In: Stahl's Essential Pschopharmacology: Prescriber's Guide. 5th ed. New York, New York: Cambridge University Press; 2014. Page 733-737.

2. Andrew D’Agostino, Clayton D and Jose A. Rey. Vortioxetine (Brintellix): A New Serotonergic Antidepressant: Pharmacy of therapeutics. Jan 2015; [Accessed Dec 5, 2020] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4296590/

3. Lundbeck Limited. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised Nov 2020] [Accessed Dec 5, 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.7121.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    17.5
    Ingredient
    VORTIOXETINE 5MG
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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Brintellix 5mg Tablet 10'S

Brintellix 5mg Tablet 10'S Mkt: Lundbeck India Pvt Ltd

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