FAQs ABOUT VALZ 20MG TABLET
What is VALZ 20MG TABLET and why is it prescribed?
VALZ 20MG TABLET contains Vilazodone which belongs to the group of medicines called Antidepressants. It is indicated for the treatment of major depressive disorder.
Can I stop taking VALZ 20MG TABLET on my own if I start to feel better?
Do not stop taking VALZ 20MG TABLET until and unless advised by your doctor. Stopping suddenly may cause discontinuation syndrome characterized by nausea, changes in your mood, irritability and agitation, dizziness, electric shock sensation (paraesthesia), anxiety, confusion, sweating, headache, tiredness, problems sleeping, hypomania, ringing in your ears, seizures. Ask for your doctor’s advice if you wish to discontinue taking VALZ 20MG TABLET.
What are the common side effects of VALZ 20MG TABLET?
The common side effects of VALZ 20MG TABLET are the following: diarrhoea, nausea or vomiting and trouble sleeping. Consult with your doctor if the symptoms get worse or does not improve.
What shall I avoid while taking VALZ 20MG TABLET?
VALZ 20MG TABLET can make you feel sleepy or may affect your ability to think clearly, make decisions or react quickly. Wait until you know how you feel after you have taken VALZ 20MG TABLET before you drive or use heavy machines. Avoid the consumption of alcohol while taking VALZ 20MG TABLET.
What is the best time to take VALZ 20MG TABLET?
VALZ 20MG TABLET should be taken with food to help with its absorption. It also helps to prevent upset stomach. Additionally, VALZ 20MG TABLET can be taken as close to bedtime as possible.