Vilodon 20mg Tablet

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Composition for Vilodon 20mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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₹19.5/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Vilodon Tablet

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Uses of Vilodon Tablet

Vilodon 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Depression.
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Side effects of Vilodon Tablet

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

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How to use Vilodon 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. It is better to take Vilodon 20mg Tablet with food.

How Vilodon Tablet works

Vilodon 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.

In Depth Information on Vilodon Tablet

Expert advice for Vilodon 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Vilodon 20mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Vilodon 20mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Vilodon 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Vilodon 20mg Tablet should be used with caution during lacta
tion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Vilodon 20mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
SAFE
Vilodon 20mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney d
isease. No dose adjustment of Vilodon 20mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Gli 2mg Tablet, Glychek 40mg Tablet, Path 15mg Tablet, Zyvana 1mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Vilodon 20mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Vilazodone

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

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