Brintellix patient information

For patients who have been prescribed Brintellix®

Should you have any concerns or questions regarding your treatment with Brintellix®, please speak to your doctor or nurse.

Why have I been prescribed Brintellix?

What is Brintellix?

How should I take Brintellix and for how long?

When can I stop taking Brintellix?

What are the possible side effects of Brintellix?

Why should I take Brintellix® as prescribed to me?

Where can I find support?

Other frequently asked questions


Downloadable resources

Living with Chronic Illness and Depression

Living with a chronic illness can be very challenging. Periods of grief and sadness are to be expected as you come to terms with your condition and its implications. 

Cardiovascular Disease & Depression

Living with cardiovascular disease can be very difficult. At times, you may feel unsure of what to expect or limited by tiredness and pain, and this may cause feelings like sadness and hopelessness.

Your guide to Brintellix (vortioxetine)

This leaflet will give you an overview of Brintellix, including information about what it is, how to take it and possible side effects that you may experience.