Brintellix Overview

Brintellix (generic: vortioxetine) is a prescription medication used to treat depression in adults. This medication is the first in a new class of drugs called serotonin modulator/stimulators. The exact way it works to treat depression is unknown.

Brintellix comes in tablet form. It is usually taken once daily, with or without food.

Common side effects include nausea, constipation and vomiting. Brintellix may cause drowsiness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how it affects you. Avoid alcohol while taking this medication.