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I have been taking Viibryd since July 15, 2013. After the initial start-up dosages, I was on 40mg X 1 daily, in the morning. After talking with other users, I take with food (some recommend protein based), as it is supposed to help with the bio-availability of the drug. And also, as in my case, eases digestive system irritation, like nausea, gas and bloating. I became well adjusted to Viibryd about 1 month later, with virtually no side effects. I reduced my dose to 20 mg a day due to feeling a little too "numbed". Otherwise, I have never felt better, with a notable reduction in anxiety also! Like so many people, I have tried practically every SSRI/SNRI, etc., since 1997, and Viibryd, by far has been an absolute God Send!! Wish you all the best!
theresa,,, This drug is in the SSRI anti deppressant/and antianxiety the studies and what i seen when i was still working that it is more refined and less side effects many listed here do not mean they happened with this drug even if it happened with a different ssri they have to list it... But most of my customers that were on it stayed on it with very little complaints,It is picking up in use more and more so i believe you have nothing to worry about the trials were very well tollerated hope this helps this is the info on the package but please don't worry about the side effects best that if you go on it check with the doctor if you thing your are havig any of them.
What is vilazodone (Viibryd)?
Vilazodone is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Vilazodone affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced.
Vilazodone is used to treat major depressive disorder (MDD).
Vilazodone may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
What are the possible side effects of vilazodone (Viibryd)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: skin rash or hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Report any new or worsening symptoms to your doctor, such as: mood or behavior changes, anxiety, panic attacks, trouble sleeping, or if you feel impulsive, irritable, agitated, hostile, aggressive, restless, hyperactive (mentally or physically), more depressed, or have thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.
Stop taking vilazodone and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
easy bruising, unusual bleeding (nose, mouth, vagina, or rectum), blood in your urine or stools, purple or red pinpoint spots under your skin;
agitation, hallucinations, fever, fast heart rate, overactive reflexes, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of coordination, fainting;
very stiff (rigid) muscles, high fever, sweating, confusion, fast or uneven heartbeats, tremors, overactive reflexes, feeling like you might pass out;
racing thoughts, unusual risk-taking behavior, decreased inhibitions, feelings of extreme happiness or sadness; or
extreme thirst with headache, nausea, vomiting, weakness, trouble concentrating, memory problems, confusion, fainting, seizure, shallow breathing or breathing that stops.
Less serious side effects may include:
mild nausea; or
sleep problems (insomnia).
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Read the Viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects okay hope this helps some anymore questions check with you doctor your friend chuck retired pharmacy technician Cpht. pdx Or.
I've been on Viibryd since Feb. 2013 and, for me, it does what it's supposed to do & does it very well! I've found that I have to: 1)Take it with food - it causes me GI problems if I don't; 2) Take it WELL before bedtime - otherwise it causes me insomnia; 3) Take it regularly (1/day) - missing a day or more, then going back to 40mg tabs makes things REALLY hazy for me for the day! As with the others, the Viibryd is working great for me!
- Viibryd Information for Consumers
- Viibryd Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Viibryd (detailed)
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