Viibryd

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



Viibryd Overview

Vilazodone (United States trade name Viibryd VEYE-brid) is a serotonergic antidepressant developed by Clinical Data for the treatment of major depressive disorder. The chemical compound was originally developed by Merck KGaA (Germany).[2] Vilazodone was approved by the FDA for use in the United States to treat major depressive disorder in 2011.[3][4][5] Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Adverse effects 2.1 Incidence of adverse effects 3 Pharmacology 4 See also 5 References Medical uses...

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20mg vs 40 mg of Viibryd
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I have been on Viibryd since Nov 1 2011. I began with the started pack (10mg/7 days , 20mg 7days then 40 mg). After being on it for 2 days my anxiety was TERRIBLE on the 40mg. I am now on 20mg and feeling pretty damn good...better than I have in years. Psychiatrist has agreed to keep me on 20mg and we will re-evaluate later. My question is: are any of you on 20mg and staying there? If so, what are the pros and cons? How are you feeling...does it feel like that dose is enough? ## The dose that works well can vary from person to person and should be individualized, just as your doctor has agreed to do. It also means you will have another dose to go up to later, if/when your body builds up a tolerance to this one. We have a couple of active threads involving people that are using Viibryd, ...
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Sleep paralysis w/ hallucinations
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Has anyone else experienced sleep paralysis accompanied by hallucinations since starting viibryd? I have been on the medicine for about 4 months now and for the last 2 1/2 months have had several very scary episodes of sleep paralysis... I have never been on a anti-depressant before and never experienced sleep paralysis until i started this medicine. I am a 23 year old female and i take no other meds except a daily multi-vitamin. Ive noticed that if i accidentally miss a viibryd pill i have sleep paralysis... but have also had it on occasions of not missing a pill. It occurs about once a week... its to the point where i dread going to sleep at night in fear of sleep paralysis, but the hallucinations that come along with it are what I dread the most. Has anyone else had a similar experie...
Updated 10 hours ago.
 
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...
Updated 4 days ago.
 
Be VERY cautious mixing alcohol with Viibryd!!
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This is a warning to you all... A little bit about me first: I'm 6'3" and only 130 pounds. Naturally I am very susceptible to side effects of any drug. I also didn't have my first taste of alcohol until October 2011, which is when I turned 23. Throughout November 2011 I took Cymbalta. I also drank occasionally, but not often and not much. Cymbalta gave me a lot side effects such as an upset stomach, dizzyness, inability to sleep, etc. About mid-December I switched to Prozac, and took it through February. Throughout this time I drank a lot. Very often, and sometimes I'd get incredibly drunk, but I didn't have any bad experiences with mixing Prozac and alcohol. At the beginning of March 2012 I started taking Viibryd because Prozac wasn't giving me the results I...
Updated 7 days ago.
 
Viibryd and back to Zoloft
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My doctor just took me off viibryd (and 1 mg of Abilify) and put me back on Zoloft (which I had been on for years prior). I gained 20 pounds and was still really depressed and anxious on the viibryd/Abilify. My concern is that he didn't wean me off the viibryd. It's only been 2 days and I am so itchy!! I want to itch my face off and I am so irritable too.. Super b****y and agitated with everything and everyone. Has anyone quit viibryd cold turkey and gone to Zoloft? ## Hello, Mel! How are you? I'm very sorry about how you're feeling. You are most likely experiencing withdrawal effects, as well as side effects from starting the Zoloft. It may take a few weeks for things to settle back down and improve. The FDA classifies Zoloft as an SSRI and its typical side effects may ...
Updated 9 days ago.
 
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...
Updated 10 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...
Updated 14 days ago.
 
Viibryd is ruining my life
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Hey All. I started the starter pack of Viibryd two weeks ago while weaning off of Pristiq. I am on SSRI'S due to obsessive/intrusive thoughts and GAD. The first few days of the 10 mg of Viibryd were okay. I just had some mild diarrhea but no nausea or anything else. By week two, I experienced severe diarrhea, nausea, drowsiness, extreme fatigue, vertigo, and angry irritable behavior. I called my Psychaitrist on Friday and told him that I want off of this stuff! He told me to stop taking it and to call him Monday morning.... two days later I still can barely function at all. This is the worst SSRI that I have ever been on. Now, I am just wondering where to go from here? I seriously didn't even drive my car over the weekend because I felt like I was overmedicated. Anyone else expe...
Updated 16 days ago.
 
Depression/Viibryd
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Anyone had any experience with Viibryd yet? My doc just gave it to me today. Just wondering... ## I just started Viibryd yesterday (7/19/11) as well. I haven't been able to find any consumer reviews for this medication yet so I guess I'll keep looking... Good luck to you! ## Thanks for posting. I'll keep digging around as well. If I find anything, I'll let you know. ## Below is one website that has been recommended...which I can't get to from work. But, there are several places where people are talking about it. There is another thread here that I started a few days ago also... I am on my I think 5th or 6th day...so far doing fine...a little dizzy at first..anyway...I typed all that in the other thread...lol.. click here to view the other thread ## Unfortunately, sin...
Updated 1 month ago.
 
Started Viibryd-feeling strange
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I have been switching from an SNRI (nefazadone) to Viibryd and also take Wellbutrin. Today I got to the point in the taper where I took Viibryd (20mg) + my Wellbutrin w/o my old medicine. I have this strange sort of anxious feeling...almost like restlessness but I don't feel like I have to move... its like energy sitting on me, or running through my extremities... As I type this I know it sounds freaky weird but I can't exactly describe this feeling. It's an anxious sort of feeling, like there is something I should be doing but forgot, but I am having fear; mood is sort of flat or spaced out. Has anyone experienced anything like this? ## Hello, Shanni! How are you? I'm not on the same medications, but yes, I have experienced this with the one I'm taking. I'm on P...
Updated 1 month ago.
 

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

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

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