Brintellix

Brintellix Overdosage

vortioxetine

Manufacturer:

Lundbeck

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Full Prescribing Info
Overdosage
Ingestion of vortioxetine in the dose range of 40 to 75 mg has caused as aggravation of the following adverse reactions: nausea, postural dizziness, diarrhoea, abdominal discomfort, generalised pruritus, somnolence and flushing.
Post-marketing experience mainly concerns vortioxetine overdoses of up to 80 mg. In the majority of cases, no symptoms or mild symptoms were reported. The most frequently reported symptoms were nausea and vomiting.
There is limited experience with vortioxetine overdoses above 80 mg. Following dosages several fold higher than the therapeutic dose range, events of seizure and serotonin syndrome have been reported.
Management of overdose should consist of treating clinical symptoms and relevant monitoring. Medical follow-up in a specialised environment is recommended.
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