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Vortioxetine - Trintellix vs Lexapro?

Posted 30 Jun 2016 by Deadpool89 1 answer

I have been taking 20mg Lexapro for a few months now for anxiety and minor depression> The lexapro recently stopped working and my Doctor gave me 10 mg Trintellix (vortioxetine). I was just wondering if anybody has switched from lexapro to Trintellix and can give me an idea of what to expect in ...

Trintellix - How long does it take for people to feel any improvement on average?

Posted 1 day 19 hours ago by vmrdoug2456 0 answers

I have been on different anti-depressants for 30 years TCA's, SSRI and SNRI. Some i have taken worked for periods of time for example I had been on Lexapro 20mg for about 8 years and like others it stopped working. My Doctor put me on a TCA Doxepin and worked up to 200mg at bedtime Less ...

Depression - Weight gain with weight loss drug? I am taking Contrave with Trintellix?

Posted 2 days 16 hours ago by alotnotenough 0 answers

Prior to Contrave, I've steadily gained weight over the past few years while exercising more and eating a better diet, which is very discouraging. My doctor specifically chose Contrave because he said it wouldn't interact with Trintellix, my current anti-depressant (since 2014). This has ...

Has anyone tried Trintellix or have an opinion on it?

Posted 25 Feb 2017 by janiebme 5 answers

I have a hard time with stomach issues when on SSRI's and SNRI's. Have had to stop meds months after being on them due to nausea, weight loss and bad side effects. I am confused about why the psych doc prescribed this, as it has a high incidence of causing nausea. Has anyone tried it and ...

I was on Lexapro for several years and it seemed to stop working. My doctor switched me directly?

Posted 5 Apr 2017 by kimwest 2 answers

I was on Lexapro for several years and it seemed to stop working. My doctor switched me directly to Trintellix. I seemed fine for several days but then began to have pretty bad anxiety and nervousness. Is this maybe a withdrawal from the Lexapro or just my body getting used to the Trintellix? I ...

How long does Trintellix take to work?

Posted 17 days ago by Emed27 1 answer

If anyone has ever taken this medication some feedback would be great. I was just prescribed 5 mg for the first week followed by 10 mg after that. Is that strong enough? How many mg's is enough for my brain to react to it. Iam worried that that's too much of a tiny dose and it won't ...

Itching as a side effect of Trintellix?

Posted 21 Feb 2017 by Courtneyl0816 5 answers

Hello all. My doctor put me on Trintellix 10 mg about 3 weeks ago for my anxiety and depression. I had been doing well on it until a couple of days ago when I started itching all over. It is driving me up the wall! The itch is extreme and it is all over. I have an appointment with her this ...

Is it normal to still have nausea with Trintellix after over 2 months of taking it?

Posted 29 Mar 2017 by Courtneyl0816 2 answers

I was started on Trintellix 10mg once a day over 2 months ago. If I don't take it with Zofran, I get nauseous to the point of vomiting within an hour of taking it. I thought such a side effect would subside after the first month, but it definitely hasn't. Is it normal to still be sick? I ...

Vortioxetine - Will I ever be able to eat again or not have severe headaches?

Posted 27 Mar 2017 by ohu812 2 answers

Been on Trintellix for over a week, severe stomach pains every single time I eat. Including vomiting & the runs within moments of eating. The headaches are so severe I can't keep my head up. Hence zero energy and crying jags. Please help, I think I'm not going to make it.

Does Trintellix help with fibromyalgia pain?

Posted 27 Mar 2017 by TifMiller 1 answer

I have just been put on Trintellix to try it to see if it helps with my severe fibromyalgia pain. 5mg 1x a day. Can anyone tell me if it helps with their pain?

Has anyone experienced bladder infections while on Trintellix? I've been on it for a while.

Posted 5 Apr 2017 by Wheezy27 0 answers

... months not years, coincidentally I've has recurring bladder infections which I took antibiotics for, which resulted in getting c diff. I'm now antibiotic resistant. The only thing that changed during this time is that I started Trintellix, my Dr said to stop taking it, just like that, ...

Has anyone else experienced hair loss while on Trintellix?

Posted 11 Mar 2017 by Bookwormrn 1 answer

I have been taking 10mg Trintellix for 1 month now and I have been noticing that my hair has been slowly but surely falling out. I know that I am rather sensitive to medication (my hair did the same shedding thing when I switched birth control) but I am really enjoying the way that this medication ...

Trintellix - Why do I still feel nausea after 2 weeks on 20 mg Trintellix?

Posted 15 Feb 2017 by Blu Skai 2 answers

6 weeks ago, my doc took me off Zoloft (having taken that for over 10 yrs, it quit working), and put me on 10 mg of Trintellix. Had some minor dizziness and headaches the first week, then I actually felt good, and got to thinking maybe I'd feel even better on a higher dose. 2 weeks ago, she ...

I have just started 5 mg Trintellix while weaning off of Pristiq. I am very afraid of any sexual?

Posted 6 Feb 2017 by sapphire2011 3 answers

... side effects as I did not experience this on the Pristiq. Please answer, good or bad. I need to know. My husband will not be happy at all if this affects me in this way!! Lexapro affected me this way in the past and believe me, it was a rocky road!

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