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Trintellix Approval History

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

DateArticle
May  2, 2016Approval Brintellix (vortioxetine) Renamed Trintellix (vortioxetine) in U.S. to Avoid Name Confusion
Sep 30, 2013Approval FDA Approves Brintellix to Treat Major Depressive Disorder
Dec 12, 2012FDA Accepts Takeda and Lundbeck's Submission of the New Drug Application for Vortioxetine for the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder
Oct  1, 2012Takeda and Lundbeck Announce the U.S. Submission of a New Drug Application for Vortioxetine, an Investigational Drug for the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder

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