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In the US, Vortioxetine (vortioxetine systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous antidepressants and is used to treat Depression and Major Depressive Disorder.

US matches:

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Anxiolytic agent

Antidepressant: Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) and modulator of serotonergic receptor activity

Chemical Name

1-{2-[(2,4-dimethylphenyl)sulfanyl]phenyl}piperazine (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Vortioxetinum (Latin)
  • Vortioxetin (German)
  • Vortiox√©tine (French)
  • Vortioxetina (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Brintellix
    Lundbeck, Croatia (Hrvatska); Lundbeck, Latvia; Lundbeck, Sweden; Lundbeck, Slovenia; Lundbeck, Slovakia; Lundbeck Singapore, Singapore; Lundbeck, Austria; Lundbeck, Czech Republic; Lundbeck, Germany; Lundbeck, Denmark; Lundbeck, Iceland; Lundbeck, Norway; Lundbeck, Poland; Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A, United States


ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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