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Valz 40mg Tablet

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Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Valz 40mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Valz 40mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
219
₹21.9/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Valz Tablet

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Uses of Valz Tablet

Valz 40mg Tablet is used in the treatment of depression.
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Valz Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Dizziness, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Valz Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Valz 40mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Valz Tablet 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.

In Depth Information on Valz Tablet

Expert advice for Valz Tablet

  • Always take vilazodone along with food. 
  • Do not stop taking vilazodone, even if you feel better, without consulting your doctor.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience suicidal or violent thoughts, anxiety or panic attacks, unusual mood swings, restlessness, agitation, sleeping trouble, or unusually increased talking (manic attacks).
  • Consult a doctor if you experience confusion, decreased coordination, fainting, hallucinations (apparent perception of something not present), headache, memory problems, mental or mood changes, fits, sluggishness, trouble concentrating, or weakness, muscle stiffness or tightness
  • Tell your doctor if you have a history of suffering from low blood volume or blood pressure, low blood sodium levels, dehydration or you are on a low-salt (sodium) diet.
  • Tell your doctor if you or your family member has a history of bipolar disorder (manic-depression) or other mental or mood problems, alcohol or substance abuse, or if you drink alcohol.
  • Inform your doctor if you have liver or kidney problems, bleeding problems, increased eye pressure (glaucoma), or fits (seizures).
  • Do not drive or use any machinery after taking vilazodone as it may cause dizziness.
  • Do not consume alcohol when on treatment with vilazodone as it may worsen its side effects.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • Do not use if you are allergic to vilazodone or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not use if you are taking antidepressant medications like monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)
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Valz Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Valz Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Valz 40mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Valz 40mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Valz 40mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Valz 40mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Valz 40mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Valz 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Valz 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available for use of Valz 40mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

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Frequently asked questions about Valz Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Vilazodone

No, Valz is not a narcotic
Yes, Valz helps in relieving anxiety symptoms in patients with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD).

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Valz with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Valz with Terfenadine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Valz with Rosiglitazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rosiglitazone: Rezult, Windia, Rosicon, Senzia, Rositus, Roglin, Avandia, Reglit
Valz with Nateglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide, Nateron
Valz with Saroglitazar
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Saroglitazar: Lipaglyn, Bilypsa
Valz with Chlorpropamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Valz with Repaglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Page, Repage, Eurepa, Rapilin, Repa, Novonorm, Repide, Premeal
Valz with Tolbutamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Valz with Glimepiride
SERIOUS
Valz with Methylphenidate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Methylphenidate: Addwize, Meth OD, Inspiral, Addwize OD, Concerta, Ritazral Hynidate
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