Information about Vilazodone

Vilazodone Uses

Vilazodone is used in the treatment of depression.

How Vilazodone works

Vilazodone 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 of Vilazodone

Nausea, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Diarrhea, Headache
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Expert advice for Vilazodone

  • Vilazodone should be taken with food.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Vilazodone can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine because it can make drowsiness worse.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behavior, new or worsening depression, or suicidal thoughts or behavior.

Frequently asked questions for 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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