Overview ( 3 members taking Brintellix )
This product is used for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD). It works by prolonging the effect of serotonin and norepinephrine, both important chemicals in the brain.
This product has a black box warning relating to increased risk of suicidal thoughts and behavior when used in children, adolescents, and young adults with depression. This product has not been evaluated for use in pediatric patients. If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts and behaviors, the following national suicide hotlines are available in the U.S. to help you: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) and 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
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