A Focus on Vortioxetine – Psychopharmacology | Mechanism of Action | Clinical Application

Posted on:October 27, 2017
Last Updated: November 10, 2023
Time to read: 11–13 minutes

Vortioxetine is an atypical antidepressant with a multimodal activity. It is a serotonin modulator and stimulator because although it has SERT inhibition properties, it is also a serotonin receptor agonist and antagonist.

It also exerts effects on noradrenaline, dopamine, glutamate, GABA, and the cholinergic system.