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Vilamid 40Mg Tablet

Vilamid 40Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Lupin Ltd
Medicine composition: Vilazodone
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Vilamid 40Mg Tablet helps in the treatment of depression. The drug may also be helpful in the treatment of other health problems as per your doctor?s discretion. Vilamid 40Mg Tablet is essentially an anti-depressant, and makes serotonin (a brain chemical) more active, in order to improve your mood.

Before you begin taking this medicine, inform your doctor about any health issues you currently have. This may include problems like hypotension, very low levels of sodium in the body, a family history of bipolar disorder or addiction to alcohol and drugs. Also let your doctor known about any bleeding issues, liver and kidney problems or if you suffer from seizures. Provide him with a complete list of medicines, prescribed and non-prescribed that you are taking as well.

Meant to be taken orally, Vilamid 40Mg Tablet should be consumed exactly as per the prescription. The drug takes a couple of weeks to start working, which is why it should not be discontinued until the complete course is over. Moreover, Vilamid 40Mg Tablet should not be stopped suddenly. This may make the side effects of the drug worse. It is best that the dosage of Vilamid 40Mg Tablet is lowered gradually and eventually stopped.

A few common side effects that you may experience once you start taking Vilamid 40Mg Tablet are problems with sleep, dizziness, nausea, mouth dryness and diarrhea.

Depression
In addition to its intended effect, Vilamid 40Mg Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Nausea
Vomiting
Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
Dizziness
Diarrhoea
Is It safe with alcohol?
Vibrex 40mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Vibrex 40mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Does this affect kidney function?
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
Does this affect liver function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Vilamid 40Mg Tablet, and hence can be used as its substitute.
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Cipla Ltd
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Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
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Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Medicine
GLI 2MG TABLET
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GLYCHEK 40MG TABLET
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Popular Questions & Answers

Suffering form depression from long time, tried different antidepressants nexito, vilano currently on bupropion. Bupropion has lifted few of the symptoms but not completely. M from medical profession and read about melancholic depression and I am having most of the symptoms related to it like anhedonia, early morning awakening, depression more severe in the morning. I wanted to know, what's the success rate of melancholic depression with bupropion or other AD. Tca has got better result compared to other drugs. What about fluoxetine? Or venflaxine So shall I give a try to TCA .and any other tips in particular to melancholic depression.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Suffering form depression from long time, tried different antidepressants nexito, vilano currently on bupropion. Bupr...
Dear lybrate-user, Most antidepressants work more or less at the same level. Mostly, you go by the side-effects - whether they are acceptable by you. Both Vilazodone and Bupropion have minimal sexual side effect. Fluoxetine has more erectile dysfunction. Weight and sedation are also to be taken into account. If you can tolerate effective dose of TCA, you can try. Otherwise go for Venlafaxine. The only tip is - it is not the antidepressant. It is the duration (minimum 3-6 weeks) and dose (TCA and Venlafaxine 75 - 225 mg) of the tablet that matters.
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Hi As I am taking buprion 300xl n vilazodone 20 at morning fr bipolar I am getting low erection. Which medicine cn be add on fr good erection n harder of penis. No to viagra or related pls advice. Medicine rgds.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Hi As I am taking buprion 300xl n vilazodone 20 at morning fr bipolar I am getting low erection. Which medicine cn be...
Hi, as you mentioned about medication you are already taking are anti depressant, you might be facing your current problem due to these medication. You can take natural product to subside your problem like patanjali shilajit 300 mg twice daily (hot goats milk) ,(Sesame oil) ,empty stomach in the morning, and in evening 4 hours before sleep.

My medicine r going on bupripn 300xl vilazodone40 at morning n aprizol 5 mg at afternoon is their any medicine which cn be add on to re gain my libido. A I hv low libido. But I hv notice when I c porn movie I got erection others Wise? Wht is the problems n treatment (medicines) pls help.

Ph.D (Male Infertility), M.S (Infertility), D.G.L.S, D.R.C.O.G, C.Sc., D.M.R.D, M.B.B.S
Sexologist, Bangalore
My medicine r going on bupripn 300xl vilazodone40 at morning n aprizol 5 mg at afternoon is their any medicine which ...
Loss of Libido / energy: Lack of desire in men can be of either physical or psychological origin. Physical causes Alcoholism – quite common. Abuse of drugs such as cocaine. Obesity – quite common; slimming down will often help. Anaemia - unusual, unless the man has been bleeding for any reason. Hyperprolactinaemia the pituitary gland produces too much of the hormone prolactin. Prescribed drugs – particularly Proscar (finasteride), a tablet used for prostate problems and also medications affecting the brain. Low testosterone level – contrary to what many people think, this is uncommon, except in cases where some injury or illness has affected the testicles. Any major disease such as diabetes. Head injury. An underactive thyroid gland. Psychological causes Depression – very common. Stress and overwork. Exhaustion. Hang-ups from childhood. Latent homosexuality. Serious relationship problems with your partner. Treatment: Get physical check-up, and also any blood tests which the doctor thinks necessary, like a blood count or thyroid tests. All the above causes of lack of libido can respond well to therapy. Among the most difficult to treat are those that involve marital problems or hang-ups about sex. For these, a good place to go is a Relate clinic. Medicines: DHEA Short for dehydroepiandrosterone, this neurotransmitter is required for the production of testosterone, the hormone that can rev up sex drive. Acupuncture Improves libido and after 12 consecutive weeks of acupuncture treatment. Testosterone: Yoga A 12 weeks of yoga increases Libido. Bupropion This antidepressant works by increasing levels of dopamine and norepinephrine, two hormones essential to arousal. Mediterranean Diet Mindfulness Meditation Viagra For those whose sexual dysfunction is related to taking antidepressants.
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I suffering from Anxiety and panic attacks and taking medicine of Vilazodone hydrochloride 20 mg tab twice daily and clonazepam 0.5 mg on sos last three month and Dr. Has given me more 45 day to continue same. So 1) during medication I consume one or 2 times beer in month it's good. 2) also take tobbaco regular so I need to stop it. 3) how long I need to take medicine? 4) feel good during taking medicine but I Vilazodone tab for 1 or 2 day my behaviour change like short tempernes ,anxieties. But now not feel panic attacks. But feel hallucination after stop medicine. So kindly suggest how long I need to take treatment. Please suggest and any meditation and any exercise that I can minimise May stress and live happy without medicine Looking forward for your valuable opinion Thanks.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
I suffering from Anxiety and panic attacks and taking medicine of Vilazodone hydrochloride 20 mg tab twice daily and ...
Alcohol dependence is associated with significant physical, mental and social problems. Physically, there can be liver failure, jaundice, vomiting of blood, passing blood in stools, stomach ulcers, damage to nerves of the body, swelling of legs, fluid collection in abdomen, and many more. Mentally, there is irreversible brain damage, worsening of anxiety or depression, triggering of psychosis and mood disorders, dementia, etc. From a social point of view, there may be isolation from neighbors or family, increased abusive behavior to children or spouses, legal problems, accidents, etc. Alcohol tends to worsen anxiety and so does nicotine. If you continue to smoke and drink, your anxiety will not remit. Also there is chance of other problems happening, like fearfulness, paranoia, etc. Your medication should never be taken with alcohol as the sedation may worsen, making you vulnerable to problems caused by over sedation (aspiration, accidental death, etc). Ideally for a proper recovery, you need to take the medication over a long period of time. The exact duration will be determined by your doctor depending on your response, compliance and improvement. Meditation, yoga and exercise are adjuvants to treatment, not replacement. If the condition is serious enough to warrant medication, merely doing these activities will not be sufficient. Lastly, these medications are not like Crocin or painkillers that you take them as and when you have a problem. If you want complete resolution of your symptoms, you need to take them as per the advice of your doctor and for the proper duration. This sort of experimentation is pointless and futile, with no benefit for you.
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On 18th November 2015 (my 50th birthday) I visited a psychiatrist for the first time for my suspected depression. After trying various drugs I am now taking VILAZODONE 20 mg. What is the history behind this drug, what are it's benefits over older antidepressants such as Prozac etc. And what indicators does the psychiatrist look for to discontinue this medication?

MBBS, MD (AIIMS, Gold Medalist), Diploma in CBT (UWS, Glasgow)
Psychiatrist, Delhi
On 18th November 2015 (my 50th birthday) I visited a psychiatrist for the first time for my suspected depression. Aft...
Vilazodone is a new drug recently introduced in india. It has additional mechanisms of action over prozac or fluoxetine. Antidepressant response can be unpredictable such that a person not responding to prozac may respond to vilazodone although vice versa is also possible. Prozac can cause temporary difficulty in erection and increase ejaculation time. Sexual side effects are reportedly less likely with vilazodone although it may be more sedating than prozac. Hope that helps!
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