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Reviews for Vortioxetine to treat Depression
Review by lost in Ohio (taken for less than 1 month):
Brintellix (vortioxetine): I've been on 10mg Brintellix for a week now. The first day I took it within 30 minutes I was sick. Which I could afford to lose a few pounds so I guess I won't complain about that. I've been extremely tired since taking this medicine. However my mood does seem brighter while I'm awake. I also take Trileptol, Tramadol, Norco, gabapentin, and two inhalers. I'm 33 and have some health issues and so far the medicine seems to be helping. I just hope it stays this way. Good luck to everyone.
Brintellix (vortioxetine): I have been on Brintellix for nearly six weeks. I experienced severe nausea for the first 10 days but thankfully it subsided after that time. The medicine has mellowed me out but I still feel very zoned out, tired and listless. I don't have a "joy" for life with this medicine that I experienced on another antidepressant in the past. My major concern is an increase in blood pressure. I am an extremely healthy 35 year old female whose blood pressure has ALWAYS been 110/70. Since starting this medication, my blood pressure has gone from 110/70 to 120/82, then 139 over 74 and now 149 over 80. Nothing has changed in the past six weeks other than the addition of the medicine. I'm hoping to find something that is going to work soon.
Brintellix (vortioxetine): I have been taken 10 mg for 3 weeks. I have taken other anti depressants before with very little to no help. With this one I feel a lot better, I have more energy, I can focus and concentrate better. My mind is clearer than it has been for a long time and I am happier. So far I have no side effects besides I am a little constipated.
13 users found this comment helpful.
Review by MoodyMama67 (taken for less than 1 month):
Brintellix (vortioxetine): I have been on Brintellix 10 mg and increased to 20 mg on 02/19/2014. I have experienced dry mouth, dizziness, forgetfulness, no desire to eat, weight loss of 11 lbs in 10 days, which is good considering I'm overweight, this can't be a bad thing, and wake up often, however, I am in a happier mood and not so stressed out. I have been on Brintellix for a total of 11 days. Hope the yucky side effects go away soon. I have tried almost everything else and nothing has worked mood wise for me as good as this is.
26 users found this comment helpful.
Brintellix (vortioxetine): I have been taking 20 mg for about 1 month. I feel awesome. I have taken everything you can imagine and no success. I take this along with 3 other medicines. I have energy and no side effects. I couldn't be happier. I hope it stays this way. I was at a horrible place and now have hope.
51 users found this comment helpful.
Brintellix (vortioxetine): I have been on 10mg it for 8 weeks and it works well for me. I did not want to go up to 20mg but I was going through some ups and downs so my Dr. recommended I go up to 20mg. This is my 4 day on it and seems to be working better. I did not have any sexual side effects or notifiable weight gain but I do seem to have some tingling sensation in my head. This is my first time on Antidepressants.
28 users found this comment helpful.
Review by sickofbeingsick31 (taken for less than 1 month):
vortioxetine: I have been taking 5mg of Brintellix for a week now. So far, I think it has greatly helped my depression. Unfortunately, it seems to be making me very, very sleepy all the time and it has caused a bit of nausea. I am hoping the side effects will wane over the next couple of weeks. There is some great news besides it helping with my major depression- I have not experienced any sexual side effects like I did on Zoloft.
Brintellix (vortioxetine): I was so hopeful for this to work but I had an allergic reaction after 18 days, face tingling, agitation, chills, fever. Had to discontinue and now feel terrible withdrawals fever, chills after stopping. I hope others have phenomenal success though. I'm just sensitive to medicines.
38 users found this comment helpful.
Brintellix (vortioxetine): So far so good, minimal sexual side effects and I don't feel zoned out like I have on other antidepressants. Still only on ten mg will go up in a few weeks. This is week 2.5 for me.
55 users found this comment helpful.
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