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Viibryd

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

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Viibryd Overview

Vilazodone (United States trade name Viibryd) 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 According...

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Viibryd cold turkey withdrawal
Medicare decided to cut me off this drug. Pharmacist working on it. Day 3 I NEVER want to feel this again. Not sure if I ever want to take this drug again as there are going to be problems with refills FOREVER! ## Hello, MN Loon! How are you? You may want to speak to your doctor about trying a different antidepressant. Many are available as generics, so Medicare usually covers them and, even if it doesn't, they are very cheap if you have to pay cash. Have you tried any of the others, or is this the first? How are you feeling? Have your symptoms eased up, yet?
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Viibryd and Lamictal
Today is my first day reducing Viibryd after being on 40mg/day for 9 mths. The therapeutic dose of this anti-anxiety medication has me suffering panic attacks that can be set off by any sudden sound or movement, however normal, like the phone ringing, a car honking, the buzz of a lawn mower, etc. It's as if my mind cannot figure out where the sound is coming from or what it is, and the result of a simple something that doesn't seem to phase anyone else alarms my mind into bracing every muscle to fight for my life, only there's no danger. My 'coming to' and seeing in these situations that I am the only one in a panic ready to defend myself from a physical attack that is not going to take place then reduces me from a warrior braced for battle into a gasping for air heap o
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20mg vs 40 mg of Viibryd
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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viibryd and abilify cause severe hip pain
I've been on Viibryd for awhile along with klonopin, neurotin, adderall. Abilify was just added because I still felt depressed. I now have severe hip pain. I'm on my feet for my job 13.5 hours three days in a row a week. I thought it was the floors even though I wear a good shoe with a doctor made insole for a high arch. The problem is that the pain doesn't go away. Is it my meds? I'm only 45. ## Hello, Jennifer! How are you feeling? I'm very sorry that you're in pain. Yes, the Abilify can cause aches and pains, as a side effect, in some people that take it. If it's interfering with your ability to work, you may just need to switch to a different medication. Have you had any other side effects, such as fatigue, dizziness, tremor or hoarseness?
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Viibryd working great for me
There's so many scary posts written here that I just wanted to share my own experience so that those considering Viibryd know it can be a positive benefit. My wife of 20 years let me know that she wanted to leave me, I dealt with it fine for a while but then went into deep depression and had severe anxiety that prevented me from sleeping for 4 days. My doctor prescribed Viibryd for my "situational depression". It took 3 days to kick in, but once it did I started feeling much more like my old self. I was still feeling depression, but able to handle it. After 7 days I went up to 20 mg per the regular schedule and wow, I feel like my old self, but even better! I'm more positive than I've been in a long time, find it easier to laugh, and am no doubt much more pleasant to...
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Viibryd- the good and the bad
So I have been on Viibryd since the summer of 2012. The first few weeks were awful as my body adjusted- little sleep, nauseous constantly, diarrhea- but I knew that could be the case. I worked my way through the pack to 40mg and have been there ever since. I have been on so many meds I've lost track of them all. I have bipolar type 2, which means I am depressed almost all the time with occasional manic episodes. Before adding Viibryd, I had been on Abilify only. Now I take both as well as Klonopin when needed. I felt I had found my life saver with Viibryd!! I was myself for the first time in years: no depression, no crying spells, just me. This wonderful drug had saved me. Or so I thought.... after about a year, I hit a rough patch. It was the anniversary of my father's suicide ...
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Hoping Viibryd will help
I have been on 40 mg of Viibryd for 2 weeks now. Dreams every night as well. Not all nightmares but quite a few. I am still struggling massively with depression and anxiety. Panic attacks. I severely hate having to go to public places. I have lots of trouble focusing driving too. And my temper is severely scary. I snap so fast. Scared where my life is headed. ## I'm still not right. I used to be so happy and outgoing. Now i panic having to go places. Any little thing that goes wrong or a sudden change in my routine just screws my head up. Then I cannot think. I wonder if Viibryd is right for me or should I ask about Prozac? Paxil was no help either. I just want my life back. Want to be happy again. I have noticed no help with my panic attacks either. ## Hello, Ace! How are you doing...
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Off Viibryd
I have been on viibryd for one pack. I just refilled the 40 for the.next time. At the beginning it was good until I got to 40.now all I do is cry all day long every day. I pray and pray for the crying to go away. I want off viibryd asap. What is the best wayto go?. I could taper a little or a lot because I haven't been on it that long. And then just stay on the Xanax. What does anyone think? ## Usually for drugs like this the safest way to stop taking them is to tapper off them, if possible. Some medications can be taken in fractions (actually cut into pieces) and these smaller pieces can be taken in place of the regular dose for a period of several weeks until the body is no longer dependent upon them. Although I would personally suggest that your doctor be the one who monitors you...
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Viibryd and insomnia
I have been on Viibryd (40 mg) for 6 months and for the last three weeks I have not slept more than one or two hours per night. I do not drink or smoke. My doctor started me off on 15 mg's of melatonin, when that did not work she prescribed Ambien. The Ambien has not worked. I have tried taking Zzzquil, Tylenol PM's and even Benedryl, but nothing at all works. I am frustrated all the time because I can not sleep. I have noticed that the medication is not working anymore, but I expected that the third night that I was not able to sleep. Does anyone have any suggestions? ## That is very unusual, because medications in this class usually cause somnolence and drowsiness. Learn more Viibryd details here. What other antidepressants have you tried? My suggestion would be to talk to you...
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Be VERY cautious mixing alcohol with Viibryd!!
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...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Vilazodone Hydrochloride
  • Tablet: 10mg, 20mg, 40mg
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