Viibryd

Last Update May 27, 2016
Viibryd is an antidepressant medication.
Uses: Viibryd is prescribed for Depression and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. Read More
Other brands: vilazodone
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2.8
Concern level
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Positive 1,240 "I really feel like my old self again and I have even gone through some life-changing events (such as my fiance of 12 years leaving me) while taking the Viibryd, I was better able to cope thanks to... "Read more positive discussions
Negative 1,769 "I have taken just about everything on the market, with 1 week of starting Viibryd, my life was completely changed. The best 30 days of my life, then I went from the sample pack to the prescription... "Read more negative discussions
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| Dgillyard
I have burning and stinging in my head been taking viibryd half a mg of a 10mg tab for 2 weeks.i have cervical dystonia as well. This medicine gives me blues agitation sting and burning in head.

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| Hjanjer
I have been taking Viibryd for over two years. Diarrhea started immediately and continued to get worse until every time I ate I experienced explosive diarrhea to the point I never knew when it was going to happen until it was too late. Is this due to an allergy to ingredients?

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| cindy57
I need to drop to 20 mugs of Viibryd can I take gabardine or holy basil with other?
Kathy_mathias
May 19, 2016
I really don't know, except I have made more calls to my Dr, since starting viibrya

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| Mike_4
I've been on vii for 8 days this time. I took it once before and at day seven I was smiling, feeling good but that night I didn't sleep at all so I stopped talking it. This time I'm staying at 10mg for a couple weeks then going up to 20. So far this time it's effect has been very subtle but I am hopeful. 17 meds so far with only Prozac, Paxil, and Lexapro being effective for a time. I'm not sure that serotonin is my problem.

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| Caroline
rip off this free doctor end up costing you 19.95 a month

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| Reborn
I have tried every other drug and combination imaginable, and nothing worked until Viibryd. There is an easy fix for sleep paralysis, "brain zap" sensations, and all the other sleep-related side effects, which is taking a benzodiazepine at least 30 minutes before bed. I take 2 mg Clonazepam, and I feel GREAT with no side effects. Viibryd was LITERALLY a life saver for me!

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| Reborn
There is a simple fix for sleep paralysis and the "brain zap" sensation and all the other sleep-related symptoms, which is a dose of a benzodiazepine at least 30 minutes before bedtime. I have tried every other drug, and only Viibryd has worked for me. I wouldn't take a million dollars to give up Viibryd. I take 2 mg Clonazepam and it works like a charm.

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| anxietysux
I have been on viibryd 40mg for a little over a month. I am doing ok I suppose, not sure what normal is anymore.... anyway, I have always had trouble falling asleep. Melatonin became a god send a few years ago. since I started taking viibryd after dinner, and melatonin before bed I found I have crazy insane nightmarea that I try to wake up from and cant! Not a good combo, I do not recommend mixing the two unless you like nightmares :/

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| Never mind
It's new and it's freaking expensive! Insurance doesn't cover it most of the time. $500 for a co-pay? Out of here! Figure out something else

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| somethingvague
I've been on 20 mg Viibryd daily for 3-4 months for OCD (intrusive thoughts). Major decrease in the thoughts after about 11-12 weeks, as predicted. Before that, little to no impact. Side effects include frequent very low grade headache, difficulty sleeping (waking up repeatedly, not sleeping deeply), nausea when nervous (also threw up twice under anxious circumstances after 3 mos. of med., perhaps due to virus; anxious nausea has only happened on Viibryd), and bloating, especially after eating. For me, though, the benefits far outweigh the side effects.

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Facts about Viibryd

What does Viibryd look like?
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Strength : 10 mg
Pill imprint : 10
Color : Pink
Shape : Oval
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Strength : 20 mg
Pill imprint : 20
Color : Yellow
Shape : Oval
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Strength : 40 mg
Pill imprint : 40
Color : Blue
Shape : Oval
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C Pregnancy category (FDA)
Before taking Viibryd during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Alcohol warning on Viibryd
There may be a negative interaction between Viibryd and alcohol.
How do I obtain Viibryd?
Prescription in the USA
How do I take Viibryd?
Pill
What dosages are available?
Tablet: 10 mg (7)-20 mg (7)-40 mg (16), 10 mg (7)- 20 mg (23), 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg
Ingredients
Vilazodone hydrochloride
Approval Date
January 21, 2011
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