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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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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 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...
Updated 3 days ago.
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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.
Updated 5 days ago.
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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...
Updated 7 days ago.
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Viibryd side effects
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 9 days ago.
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Help! Coming off of Viibryd
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...
Updated 11 days ago.
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Questions about Viiabryd Dosage
I just started my Viibryd trial pack. I'm in the 5th day. I wouldn't call myself seriously depressed, but my doctor gave me this because Wellbutrin was giving me a headache daily. I do not have a prescription yet. My question is: Why go to a dose of 40mg. if you feel good on 20 or 10mg.? I could see going higher if less isn't doing it for you. What's the normal dose? ## I'll add to my own post. I'm now about 2 weeks into the trial pack. I did not go up to the 20mg., but broke them in half. I will not up it until I need to. I called my Dr. and asked for a 90 day script for the 20mg, which I will break in half. I do get a slight headache sometimes. I take Imitrex and it takes it away. I've been fooling around with the time I take it. I'm now taking it with ...
Updated 13 days ago.
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Go rye
I was on Vibryd about 10 months but recently lost my job and decided to get off the medication. Went to my doc and told him I wanted off the medication. He advised that I finish my pills with taking one every other day. What a roller coaster but hated to go to sleep because I had such hallucinations like I was on mushrooms but a very bad feeling. Now I'm on day three but woke up without a headache and finally felt myself. So glad to feel something again. I had never taken any antidepressants before. I did feel hungry every night so hopefully I'll be feeling better. I wouldn't recommend to anyone. It was very hard with the withdrawals that I had never experienced before. God bless ## Hello, Laura! How are you feeling? I'm sorry about what you've been through. The with...
Updated 17 days ago.
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Back pain with Viibyrd
I started Viibryd a week ago and have been experiencing severe back pain and my feet are tender. Has anyone experienced this? Also, Im experiencing dizziness, fullness in my ears and agitation. Immediate relief came for me upon taking my first 10 mg dose. My mood lifted and I feel more engergized and motivated. Can I take a multi vitamin and fat burner pill with viibryd? Im ready to resume my fitness routine. Thanks for your responses. ## I'm very sorry about the side effects that you're experiencing. However, most of them should resolve in about 4 to 6 weeks, once your body gets used to the medication. If they do not, then you may need to try an alternative drug. A multivitamin usually isn't a problem, unless your doctor says that you shouldn't take one. However, which ...
Updated 17 days ago.
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Viibryd Nightmares
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 19 days ago.
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

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