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Brintellix (vortioxetine) to be renamed Trintellix- Takeda Pharma + Lundbeck

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Last updated:16th May 2016
Published:16th May 2016
Source: Pharmawand

Brintellix (vortioxetine) an anti depressant from Lundbeck and Takeda Pharma has been re-named Trintellix in the US. The FDA had noted prescribing errors that had occurred due to confusion of Brintellix with blood thinner Brilinta (ticagrelor) from AstraZeneca. The change will take place in June 2016.

In the EU, ticagrelor has the brand name Brilique.

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