Trintellix Approval History
- FDA approved: Yes (First approved September 30th, 2013)
- Brand name: Trintellix
- Generic name: vortioxetine
- Dosage form: Tablets
- Previous name: Brintellix
- Company: Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.
- Treatment for: Depression, Major Depressive Disorder
Trintellix (vortioxetine) is a multimodal antidepressant for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD).
On May 2, 2016, Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. announced that Brintellix (vortioxetine) will be marketed under the new name Trintellix (vortioxetine) effective June 2016. The name change comes after reports of name confusion in the marketplace between Brintellix and the anti-blood clotting therapy Brilinta (ticagrelor).
Development History and FDA Approval Process for Trintellix
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