two new antidepressants, Brintellix (brin-TEL-ix, vortioxetine) and Fetzima (fet-ZEE-muh, levomilnacipran)

You'll see two new antidepressants, Brintellix (brin-TEL-ix, vortioxetine) and Fetzima (fet-ZEE-muh, levomilnacipran).

Think of both of these as "me-too" drugs.

Brintellix will be promoted as having a new mechanism. But it still works by inhibiting serotonin reuptake...like an SSRI.

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