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VILAMID 40MG TABLET

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Composition for VILAMID

Vilazodone(40 mg)

food interaction for VILAMID

alcohol interaction for VILAMID

pregnancy interaction for VILAMID

lactation interaction for VILAMID

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Vilamid 40mg tablet with food.
Vilamid 40mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Vilamid 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 VILAMID

Vilazodone(40 mg)

Uses

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

How it works

Vilamid 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

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Expert advice for VILAMID

  • 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)

Frequently asked questions for VILAMID

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 30 January, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)