Valz 40mg Tablet 10'S

Depression Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

VALZ 40MG contain vilazodone which belongs to a group of medicine called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It is used to treat certain type of depression called Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) in adults. Depression is a mood disorder that cause persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest and it affects your feelings, thoughts and behaviours.

VALZ 40MG works by increasing the levels of a chemical messenger in brain called serotonin that help in regulating mood. The most common side effects of this medicine are diarrhoea, nausea or vomiting, trouble sleeping. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney disease, heart disease, liver problems. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

USES OF VALZ 40MG

  • Treats depression

HOW VALZ 40MG WORKS

VALZ 40MG works by increasing the levels of a chemical messenger in brain called serotonin that help in regulating mood.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take VALZ 40MG exactly as your doctor has told you. It must be taken with food and always try to take at the same time each day. It should be swallowed whole with water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.

SIDE EFFECTS OF VALZ 40MG

SERIOUS

  • serotonin syndrome
  • manic episodes
  • seizures (convulsions)
  • eye problems (angle-closure glaucoma), changes in your vision or eye pain
  • low sodium levels in your blood

COMMON

  • diarrhoea
  • nausea, vomiting
  • trouble in sleep

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Diarrhoea:

Drink lot of fluid such as water or squash, to avoid dehydration. Do not take any other medicines without talking to a doctor.

Nausea or Vomiting:

Try taking this medicine with, or just after, a meal or snack and stick to simple meals and do not eat rich or spicy food.

Dizziness:

Get up and move around to feel awake, take small naps to edge off the sleepiness. Give your eyes a break to avoid fatigue and eat a healthy food to boost energy.  

Headache:

Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Take rest in a quiet and dark room. Drink tea or coffee.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

VALZ 40MG should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking.

BREASTFEEDING

It is not known if vilazodone passes into breast milk. VALZ 40MG should be used with caution in breast feeding women. Consult your doctor before taking.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machine while taking this medicine as it may cause sleepiness.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with VALZ 40MG.

ALLERGY

Do not take VALZ 40MG if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to vilazodone or any other ingredients in this medicine.

OTHERS

Tell your doctor if you have or had a condition such as,

  • a family history of depression, bipolar disorder, mania or hypomania
  • bleeding problems

INTERACTIONS

Talk to your doctor if you are taking,

  • monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI)
  • triptans (used to treat migraine headaches)
  • tricyclic antidepressants
  • fentanyl
  • lithium
  • tramadol
  • tryptophan
  • buspirone
  • amphetamines
  • St. John’s Wort
  • medicines such as aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and warfarin
  • diuretics
  • selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) (used to treat mood, anxiety, psychotic or thought disorders)
  • antibiotic such as linezolid or intravenous methylene blue

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Vilazodone
Pharmacological Category :   Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)
Therapeutic Indication :   Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) in adults
Dosage Forms :   Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT VALZ 40MG

Is VALZ 40MG an immunosuppressant?

No, it is not immunosuppressive, is generally safe for long-term use and has no time limit restrictions, which makes it useful in combination therapy and for maintenance therapy.

What is VALZ 40MG taken for?

It is used to treat severe psoriasis (abnormal growth of skin cells that causes red, thickened, or scaly skin). It is in a class of medications called retinoids.

Is VALZ 40MG a retinoid?

It is the systemic retinoid used for psoriasis and effective as monotherapy.

REFERENCES

1. Goodman and Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical, 2011. Page – 1812.

2. Chai Sue Lee, John Koo; A review of acitretin, a systemic retinoid for the treatment of psoriasis [Published on Aug 2005] [Accessed 06 Nov 2020] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/16086658/

3. Morningside Pharmaceuticals Ltd; Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on Oct 2019] [Accessed 06 Nov 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.10292.pdf

4. Sortane; U.S. food and drug administration; [Revised on Sep 2017] [Accessed 06 Nov 2020] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2017/019821s028lbl.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    17.5
    Ingredient
    VILAZODONE 40MG
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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Valz 40mg Tablet 10'S

Valz 40mg Tablet 10'S Mkt: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

M.R.P.: Rs.264.25
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