Viibryd

Active Ingredient(s): Vilazodone Hydrochloride
FDA Approved: * January 21, 2011
Pharm Company: * TROVIS PHARMA LLC
Category: Antidepressant

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Viibryd Overview

Vilazodone (United States trade name Viibryd VEYE-brid) is a serotonergic antidepressant developed by Merck KGaA[2] and licensed by Clinical Data, a biotech company purchased by Forest Laboratories in 2011.[3] Vilazodone was approved in 2011 by the FDA for use in the United States to treat major depressive disorder.[4][5][6] In some ways, its activity can be conceptualized as a combination of an SSRI and buspirone.[citation needed] Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Adverse effects 2.1 Inciden...

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Viibryd side effects
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What if any side effects are people experiencing on viibryd ## Taking Viibryd (vilazodone) at a dose of 40 mg per day is considered to be well tolerated and reported adverse effects ranged from mild to moderate in intensity; side effects included diarrhea, nausea, and somnolence. Other than that, I haven't located any other side effect information on this drug. You can view more details on Viibryd by following the link below: Please post back if you have any other general questions or concerns about this drug. ## I have noticed hair loss, been on it about 4 months now. ## been on vii almost 2 months. worse side effect is restless leg. if i get it taken early enough in the day, i don't notice it as much. if i take it noonish, then its really bad at bedtime. also didn't help t...
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Short term Viibryd use, already coming off
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I started with the starter pack 2 weeks ago. First day I took the 10mg in the morning, was severely dizzy all day. Waited the following day and didn't take until night time right before bed. I didn't experience any of the sleeping side effects that others here have mentioned. Over the whole period of the two weeks of taking viibryd, my leg muscles(upper and lower) and shins have been increasing in pain and now having pain in my forearms and stretching into my biceps. (Can the viibryd cause these effects?) After the first week I bumped up to the 20mg as instructed, still taking before bedtime. In the morning severely and then throughout the day I began having nausea and diarrhea. I've also been having skin sensitivty on my scalp, shoulders, and neck. I visited my Physician ye...
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Help! Coming off of Viibryd
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I was wondering if any of you out there have come off of an SSRI and had severe panic attacks that lasted a month or longer. I am in such distress. I wasn't taking any sort of medication a few years ago and was fine. I almost went through a break-up last summer, got super depressed and my primary care physician started me on Viibryd. At first, it worked great, I felt happy and alive and things smoothed over with the boyfriend. Once he bumped me up to 40 mg however this past November I started to notice I was having panic attacks every now and then. I decided I wanted to get off of it and he cut me down to 20mg for a week, then 10 mg for a week and then nothing. The more I got off of Viibryd, th more panic attacks I would have. I would especially get them while driving. I would get a...
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Early Side Effects with Viibryd
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I started taking Viibryd three days ago, and have started to see negative side effects. I'm currently taking 10 mg. I get extreme hot flashes, and sweat more excessively. I also noticed I have been experiencing migranes, and tingly sensations throughout my body. My doctor said that this is normal for the first few weeks, but I'm starting to wonder if this has happened to anybody else. Should I just ride it through the next couple of weeks, or should I get off of Viibryd now? ## I have been on Viibryd for for 5 days. The first day I experienced nausea and loose bowels, but that has passed. Now I am getting hot flashes. Also, the heat and sun bother me more. When I woke up this morning, my hand was numb. I'm also on Leumectal. I'm going to keep going on the Viibryd and hop...
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Viibryd causing many issues... help!
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Hi everyone, this is my first post here but I am looking for some answers and opinions. I am a 21 yo female who was first prescribed Viibryd last year after lifelong GAD. I took 5mg regularly, at dinner, for three months with little to no side effects besides slight insomnia. It seemed to work well but as a forgetful person, I missed my dose many times with no withdrawal. After forgetting to take the Vii, I eventually stopped altogether, I was completely off the Viibryd for about 8 months. After a rough semester at uni, I fell into a depression after becoming ill and missing class. I had the flu for a week, and then bronchitis that I am still recovering from (this was two-now almost three- weeks ago!!). I began the medication again, about one week after getting the flu. I now take it be...
Updated 6 days ago.
 
Viibryd has anyone else had a positive experience?
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I am starting to get a little nervous with all the negative feedback in this forum. I was on Cymbalta for a couple of years, but when my doctor increased the dosage I started gaining a lot of weight. He decided to put me on Viibryd. I just finished my trial pack and feel like I have much more energy and can get up earlier in the morning. I feel more focused on things and I feel like my libido is finally working again. The only thing that has happened negatively is the last two days I have been under a lot of stress and have been crying. But I don’t quite know if it is the medication because I may have just had a couple of bad days. I just increased to 40mg today. I am hoping to feel even better. I have not been as hungry since I started the medication so I was surpris...
Updated 9 days ago.
 
Viibryd
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Going to start it tomorrow. Anyone else taking it and how do you like it? Thanks, ls ## Started taking it on 07-13. Coming off of Effexor and Lexapro. ## Thanks, and keep me updated on how you feel. I take Welbutrin and am adding this med. Used to take Lexapro with the Welbutrin, but it just make me feel like nothing, so I got off it. Hopefull, and from what I have read, this is a lot better!! ## Will do! Am very hopeful as well. Lot of anxiety during the transition, but I think that's the Effexor getting out of my system. ## I have never taken it, but can provide a little information about it. It contains the active ingredient Vilazodone and it is approved for the treatment of major depressive disorder. Unlike similar medications, it has been shown to help in as little as one week,...
Updated 15 days ago.
 
Viibryd Nightmares
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HI I am on Viibryd for 4 months now and i have these terrible horrific nightmares that i am dyng or sufficating a kind of sleep parasis and it happens a few times a night to where I am aware this drug is causing it. However it happens maybe once a week or once every otherweek so should i just stay on 20 mg i decided to bring it down and go on prozac but i want to make sure i am making the rght dec w doctor of course. I have been on cymbalta 2 years and ristiq 2 years prior and they were terrible to get off i notice that if i am 2 hours late for viibryd i have a night of hell with the nightmares. Does anyone else? Is viibryd going to be a nightmare to get off im very nervous. ;/ ## Wow! I also had the worst dreams I have ever had last night. It was appalling. I am turning into a real shr...
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how long does it take viibryd to get out of your system
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I want to have a few drinks this weekend and I was wondering how many days I should be off. ## Hello, Viiby! How are you? It would really be best to stay on your medication and forgo the alcohol. It tends to exacerbate the side effects, so it could make you more dizzy, drowsy and nauseous than usual. Even if you stop taking it, you're likely going to experience some withdrawal effects, which will probably also be worsened by the alcohol. If your doctor approves of your imbibing, then please make sure that you aren't driving. Viibryd has a half-life of 24 to 25 hours and it takes 5 to 6 half-lives to be fully processed out of your body, so you'd be looking at needing a break of at least 5 to 6 days, but as I said, that doesn't do away with the possible withdrawal effects....
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Viibryd Withdrawal -- how i felt
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Stopping Viibryd: From 40mg I tapered down to 7 days of 20mg followed by 7 days of 10mg. The biggest side effect I felt was mostly irritability and anxiety. I was able to go into work but tried to keep to myself. I felt sick. Didn't want to socialize. When I finally stopped the med completely it was pretty bad. I'm on day 6 now. Have been unable to work, drive or leave my house ... for fear of ending up in jail or hospital from flipping out. I feel a constant anger and want to break things, and have yelled at the top of my lungs to two people on the phone. I feel disoriented, dizzy, itchy, and confused (itchiness was actually nothing new for me). I'm confined to my house until further notice. Very unpleasant! ## Hi gistell, Sorry to hear about your situation with Viibryd. Th...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Vilazodone Hydrochloride
  • Tablet: 10mg, 20mg, 30mg, 40mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Viibryd: (8 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0456-1100 Viibryd Patient Starter Kit by Forest Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0456-1101 Viibryd Oral Kit by Forest Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0456-1110 Viibryd 10 mg Oral Tablet by Forest Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0456-1120 Viibryd 20 mg Oral Tablet by Forest Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0456-1140 Viibryd 40 mg Oral Tablet by Forest Laboratories, Inc.
  • 55154-4624 Viibryd 40 mg Oral Tablet by Cardinal Health
  • 69189-1110 Viibryd 10 mg Oral Tablet by Avera Mckennan Hospital
  • 69189-1140 Viibryd 40 mg Oral Tablet by Avera Mckennan Hospital

Other drugs which contain Vilazodone Hydrochloride or a similar ingredient: (1 result)


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