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 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]. Its activity can be thought of as a combination of an SSRI and buspirone in some ways. Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Adverse effects 2.1...

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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...
Updated 4 hours 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 10 days ago.
 
Switching from Lexapro to Viibryd
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Ive been on a comb of lexapro 20mg, and synthriod 50mcg for years now.. Ive been battling depression for awhile now. Ive been on everything under the sun for depression and anxiety. The past month my depression has seem to turn for the worse.. The doc believes the lexapro isnt working and is switching me to Viibryd. I havent started it yet. I was just wondering about it. Ive been on lexapro for so long im scared, but im also scared of my depression and cant live like this much longer. ## When it comes to severe depression, I find it is very essential that the underlying causes of your depression be treated for you to feel true relief without the use of medication. I too suffered from severe depression (for a little over 2 years). Only recently have I been able to overcome the struggle o...
Updated 17 days ago.
 
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 17 days ago.
 
Total personality change!
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My husband has been on Viibryd for almost a year, he has a extraordinary stress level for his job and now works 7 days a wk, 12-14 hr days, the problem is, he is barely recognizable of the Old Husbands personality. Total disconnect from me, only concentrating on work, he is beyond narcissistic, such a chip on his shoulder. Coincidence or has anyone else had or been told they see these same mood swings/personality changes? Thank you! ## Hello, Marilyn! How are you doing? Has there been any change with your husband? Some of these medications can cause that, in some people that take them, medical science has never found any way to explain it, but they do sometimes cause the opposite of the desired effects, according to the FDA and the NIH. In such cases, it is usually best to inform the pe...
Updated 27 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 1 month ago.
 
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, ...
Updated 1 month ago.
 
viibryd hair loss
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After discontinuing Viibryd, has anyone noticed their hair NOT becoming thick again? I've been on 60 mg for about 8 months. My hair is now falling out by the handfuls.. I have an appointment to see my dr. next week but I'm terrified my hair won't grow back! Not to sound self centered or shallow but I adore my hair! Had I of known this was a side effect I'd never agreed to try this medication. I'm terrified, as I've already stated, but I am also angry that this information isn't given by drug reps who push these meds! I pay 277$ a month for this RX & now have to worry about withdrawals, my hair possibly not growing back & adjusting to a new medication. .. Any replies are welcome & will be appreciated! ?? ## Hello, Amanda! How are you? I'm very ...
Updated 2 months 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 2 months ago.
 
Brain zaps while on viibryd
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I have been on 40 MGS of this for several months....I've experienced what I can only describe as brain zaps.....worse than the spins...almost like a convulsion. It happens when I lay down mostly...it is so bad it makes my arms jump around. Has anyone had this experience? I'm just wondering if it is due to the meds or if it is because of something else. ## Hello, Tay! How are you? Sorry about the problem that you're having. And you need to contact your doctor about it as soon as possible, that could be the sign of a possibly dangerous reaction to this medication. It just might not be the right one for you to take. How often does it happen and how long does it last? ## I am also on a 40mg dose of Vybriid. I have been experiencing "brain zaps" for over a year, while on ...
Updated 2 months ago.
 

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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