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Composition for VALZ

Vilazodone(40mg)

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 40mg tablet with food.
Valz 40mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Valz 40mg 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(40mg)

Uses

Valz 40mg tablet is used in the treatment of post traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and phobia.

How it works

Valz 40mg 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

SUBSTITUTES for VALZ

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    Rs. 32.50/tablet
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    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 33/tablet
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    Micro Labs Ltd
    Rs. 36/tablet
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    Rs. 360
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Top Psychiatrists

  • Dr. Kanika Mehrotra
    MBBS
    4.7
  • Dr. Samir Parikh
    MBBS, MD, Diploma
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    MBBS, MD
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  • Dr. Anupama Ahlawat
    MBBS
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  • Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
    MBBS, DNB, Diploma, Fellowship
    4.1

Expert advice for VALZ

  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Vilazodone, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • The risk of dependence is minimal with the Vilazodone.
  • The most common side effect seen with Vilazodone is nausea, vomiting followed by diarrhea. On long-term use, the patient might develop sexual side effects, but they are reversible.
  • Do not discontinue or increase/decrease the dose without consulting the doctor.
  • You may have to take Vilazodone at least for 2 to 3 weeks or longer before you begin to feel better.
  • Notify your doctor if you feel unusually agitated, irritable, or have thoughts about hurting or killing yourself.
     
  • Vilazodone should be taken preferably during the day to keep the mood alleviated during the day.
  • During the treatment initially signs of anxiety may be seen in some patients.
     

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 06 October, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)