Hi, rorschach! I've always had a little nausea for the first couple days when I've started a new med. I've learned to take it 15-20 minutes after a meal and if the queasies start up a few plain soda crackers with a little milk or ginger ale settles me right down. Fortunately, you're probably very close to the point that your body will adjust on it's own. Good luck!! WCV
I started Brintellix about 2 weeks ago and my doc told me to split the 10 mg. in half and take 5 for a week and then go to the 10 mg. I am experiencing nausea, and pain in my upper stomach but that might be a drug interaction, not sure yet.
I just seen your question. My doc told me to cut the 10 mg with a pill cutter you should be fine. I have been taking the 5 mg with no problems eventhough they aren't the exact size, so far all is good. Good luck!
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