Brintellix is an antidepressant that belongs to a group of drugs referred to as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Brintellix affects brain chemicals that may become unbalanced. The drug is administered to treat major depressive disorder in adults. Brintellix contains the active substance vortioxetine. Major depression is a type of condition whereby patients have mood disturbances that interfere with daily activities. Some of the most common symptoms include feelings of worthlessness, sleep disturbances, feelings of anxiety, loss of interest in favorite activities and changes in weight. Brintellix is a trade name for Vortioxetine, an antidepressant. It is mainly used to treat major depression in addition to migraines, abnormal eating habits, persistent pain, addiction, and other mental illnesses related to deterioration of feelings or poor state of mind. Mental illnesses can cause sufferers to act in self-destructive ways. Medication, along with therapy and other aids, can help depressed individuals live a safer and happier life. Brintellix works by intensifying the degree of specific neurotransmitters such as serotonin, dopamine and so on. Brintex is given orally, and the dosage depends on the intensity of your medication as observed by the medical doctor or physician.