Are Trintellix and Irenka the Same Thing?
Trintellix and Irenka (duloxetine capsule) are different types of antidepressants. Irenka is a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) antidepressant and Trintellix is a serotonin modulator.
Both Trintellix and Irenka may interact with other antidepressants, monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), aspirin, warfarin, triptans for migraine, tramadol, tryptophan, and buspirone.
Trintellix may also interact with quinidine, rifampicin, and seizure medications.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Trintellix?
Common side effects of Trintellix include:
- dry mouth
- abnormal dreams
- itching, and
- decreased sexual desire
Antidepressants such as Trintellix increased the risk of suicidal thoughts and behavior in children, adolescents, and young adults in short-term studies. Tell your doctor if you experience any thoughts of suicide while taking Trintellix.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Irenka?
Common side effects of Irenka include:
- dry mouth,
- decreased appetite,
- increased sweating, and
- abdominal pain
What Is Trintellix?
Trintellix (vortioxetine) tablets are an antidepressant indicated for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD).
What Is Irenka?
Irenka (duloxetine capsule) is a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) antidepressant used to treat major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, diabetic peripheral neuropathy, and chronic musculoskeletal pain.
What Drugs Interact With Trintellix?
Trintellix may interact with monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs), triptans, buspirone, tramadol, tryptophan products, NSAIDs, aspirin, warfarin, bupropion, fluoxetine, paroxetine, quinidine, rifampicin, carbamazepine, and phenytoin. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.
What Drugs Interact With Irenka?
Irenka may interact with monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), cimetidine, fluoroquinolone antibiotics, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), aspirin, warfarin, aluminum- and magnesium-containing antacids, theophylline, caffeine, desipramine, alcohol, triptans, tricyclic antidepressants, fentanyl, lithium, tramadol, tryptophan, buspirone, and St. John's wort. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.
How Should Trintellix Be Taken?
The recommended starting dose of Trintellix is 10 mg administered orally once daily without regard to meals. Dosage should then be increased to 20 mg/day, as tolerated.
How Should Irenka Be Taken?
The dose of Irenka is 40 mg/day (given as 20 mg twice daily) to 60 mg/day (given either once daily or as 30 mg twice daily) for major depressive disorder, and 60 mg/day for generalized anxiety disorder, diabetic peripheral neuropathy, and chronic musculoskeletal pain.
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