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Composition for VALZ

Vilazodone(20mg)

food interaction for VALZ

alcohol interaction for VALZ

pregnancy interaction for VALZ

lactation interaction for VALZ

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Valz 20mg tablet with food.
Valz 20mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Valz 20mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for VALZ

Vilazodone(20mg)

Uses

Valz 20mg tablet is used in the treatment of post traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and phobia.

How it works

Valz 20mg tablet works in depression by increasing the levels of serotonin in the brain. Serotonin is one of the chemical messengers in the brain that helps in regulating mood.

Common side effects

Flatulence, Abdominal bloating, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Dizziness, Headache, Drowsiness, Dry mouth, Gastroenteritis, Gastrointestinal discomfort, Vomiting, Nausea, Indigestion, Insomnia

Common Dosage for VALZ 20MG TABLET

Patients taking VALZ 20MG TABLET

  • 60%
    Twice A Day
  • 40%
    Once A Day

SUBSTITUTES for VALZ

10 Substitutes
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  • VIZATEX 20MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 19.50/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 195
    pay 2% more per tablet
  • VINSURE 20MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Alkem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 19.10/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 191
    same price
  • VILANO 20MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 19.80/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 198
    pay 4% more per tablet
  • ZOVANE 20MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Micro Labs Ltd
    Rs. 19.80/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 198
    pay 4% more per tablet
  • VILAMID 20MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Lupin Ltd
    Rs. 19.50/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 195
    pay 2% more per tablet

Top Psychiatrists

  • Dr. Neha Bansal
    5
  • Dr. Kanika Mehrotra
    MBBS
    4.7
  • Dr. Puneet Dwevedi
    MBBS, MD
    4.5
  • Dr. Anupama Ahlawat
    MBBS
    4.3
  • Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
    MBBS, DNB, Diploma, Fellowship
    4.1

Expert advice for VALZ

  • Take Vilazodone as prescribed by your doctor. 
  • Do not increase or decrease the dose without consulting the doctor. 
  • You may have to take Vilazodone at least for 1 to 4 weeks or longer before you begin to feel better. 
  • Do not discontinue the use of Vilazodone, unless the doctor has advised you. This may increase the chances of side effects. 
  • Do not take Vilazodone within 14 days of taking MAO-Inhibitor (antidepressant drugs), as you may develop increased blood pressure and convulsions.
  • Avoid driving after taking Vilazodone as it may cause drowsiness, dizziness and confusion.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Vilazodone, it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • Notify your doctor if you feel unusually agitated, irritable, or have thoughts about hurting or killing yourself.
     

Frequently asked questions for VALZ

Vilazodone

Q.Is vilazodone a narcotic?
No, vilazodone is not a narcotic

Q.Does vilazodone help in anxiety?
Yes, vilazodone helps in relieving anxiety symptoms in patients with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD).

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Content on this page was last updated on 17 February, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)