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Valz 40mg Tablet

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Valz 40 MG Description

Valz 40 mg Tablets are generally used in the treatment of the symptoms of depression in adults. Depression is a condition in which a person loses interest in day to day activities. It is a psychiatri

c disorder affecting the mood of a person. Valz 40 mg Tablets contain vilazodone as its chief ingredient. Vilazodone is an antidepressant. It alleviates the symptoms of depression by relaxing and calming the mind. Valz 40 mg Tablets should be consumed only if recommended by a doctor. The dose may vary depending upon age and sex, and the condition for which the medication is prescribed. Valz 40 mg Tablets should be used with caution in people with a known heart, kidney, or liver condition. A dose adjustment may be needed in such patients from time to time. Since Valz 40 mg Tablets can cause dizziness, any activity that requires strenuous physical activity should be avoided. Some people may experience suicidal thoughts while using Valz 40 mg Tablets. Thus, any change in habits or behaviour should be immediately reported to the doctor. Do not discontinue the medicine abruptly as it may lead to withdrawal symptoms like lack of energy, headache, and nausea.


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ContainsVilazodone(40.0 Mg)
UsesTreatment of major depressive disorder in adults
Side effectsDry mouth, Gas, Dizziness, Increased appetite, Unusual dreams
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Uses of Valz 40 MG

  • Valz 40 mg Tablets are used in,
  • Treatment of major depressive disorder in adults

Contraindications of Valz 40 MG

  • If you are hypersensitive to active or inactive components of Valz 40 mg Tabs
  • If you are pregnant
  • If you are breastfeeding a child
  • If you have glaucoma

Side effects of Valz 40 MG

  • Pain in joints
  • Dryness of mouth
  • Increase in appetite
  • Gas
  • Dizziness
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Unusual dreams

Precautions and Warnings of Valz 40 MG



Can I take Valz 40 mg Tablets during pregnancy?
No. It is usually not recommended to use Valz 40 mg Tablets during pregnancy, as it may be harmful to the foetus. If you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy consult the doctor before taking Valz 40 mg Tablets for proper guidance.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Valz 40 mg Tablets while breastfeeding?
Although limited studies are available, it usually is not recommended to use Valz 40 mg Tablets if you are breastfeeding. It may pass from mother to baby through breast milk and may cause harmful side effects in the baby, affecting its growth.


Can I drive if I have taken Valz 40 mg Tablets?
No. It is not recommended to drive after taking Valz 40 mg Tablets, as they can cause drowsiness which might affect the coordination ability of the mind and muscles. Consult your physician for more information.


Can I consume alcohol with the Valz 40 mg Tablets?
No. It is recommended to not consume alcohol or any of its forms along with Valz 40 mg Tablets. Alcohol may reduce the effectiveness of Valz 40 mg Tablets, and may lead to loss of the coordinating ability of muscles and mind.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are taking other antidepressants
  • You are taking any other medications or nutritional supplements
  • You are taking sleeping pills
  • You are scheduled for dental or any other general surgery
  • You consume alcohol regularly
  • yYou experience side effects that are persistent or get worse in time
  • You have difficulty in breathing
  • You are planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding
  • You have been diagnosed with any lung, kidney, or liver disease
  • You have any suicidal thoughts after taking Valz 40 mg Tabs
  • You have a history of seizures
  • Valz 4o mg Tabs should be administered to those under 18 years with caution

Mode of Action of Valz 40 MG

How Does It Work?

Vilazodone, the active ingredient of Valz 40 mg Tab, is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. It affects the chemical messenger serotonin, which is directly related to changes in behaviour and thi...
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Directions for Use of Valz 40 MG

  • Take the recommended dose of Valz 40 mg Tablets with food.
  • Swallow Valz 40 mg Tablet as a whole with a glass of water. Do not chew, break, or crush it.
  • Avoid using Valz 40 mg Tablets if the seal of the packet is not intact.
  • For optimal pharmacological effects, take Valz 40 mg Tablets at the same time every day for the prescribed duration.
  • Do not allow anyone else to use your medications as dosage amounts may vary from person to person.
  • Do not stop taking or alter the dosage of Valz 40 mg Tablets without consulting your doctor.

Interactions of Valz 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • To avoid side effects associated with interaction with other medicines, it is important to inform the doctor about all medicines and health supplements you are currently taking.
  • Valz 40 mg Tablets are known to interact with the following medicines.
  • Benzodiazepines- risk of adverse side effects can increase
  • Aceclofenac- risk of getting high blood pressure gets increased
  • Apixaban- metabolism of Valz 40 mg Tablets get decreased
  • Bumadizone- risk of getting high blood pressure gets increased
  • Butorphanol- risk of adverse side effects can increase
  • Cyclosporine- metabolism of Valz 40 mg Tablets get decreased

Interactions with food items

  • No adverse interaction of Valz 40 mg Tablets with any food is known yet. However, you should follow the dietary instructions as advised by your doctor. In case of any gain in weight, consult a dietici...
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Storage and disposal of Valz 40 MG

Store Valz 40 mg Tablets in a dry place away from humid conditions. Keep Valz 40 mg Tablets in an airtight container, and away from the reach of any pets and children. It should be kept away from expo...
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Dosage of Valz 40 MG


In case of an accidental overdose of Valz 40 mg Tabs, consult your doctor and seek medical attention immediately. Overdosing on Valz 40 mg Tablets may result in symptoms like drowsiness, sweating, los...
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Missed a Dose

In case you miss a dose of Valz 40 mg Tablet, take it as soon as you can. If the gap is too long or it is almost time for the next dose, skip the dose you have missed and continue the scheduled one. C...
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Dr. Varsha Parihar

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: I am using monoamine oxidase inhibitors. Can I take Valz 40 mg Tablets?

A: No. It is recommended to not use Valz 40 mg Tablets alongside MAO inhibitors, as it may increase the risk of serotonin syndrome, a condition in which the serotonin levels in our brain becomes high. It is advised to maintain at least a 2-week gap between stopping your treatment with MAO inhibitors and starting the course of Valz 40 mg Tablets.

Q: I have a history of liver and kidney disease. Should I take Valz 40 mg Tablets?

A: If you have a known liver or kidney condition, you should use Valz 40 mg Tablets with caution and only if recommended by a doctor, as appropriate dose adjustments may be needed from time to time. Consult your doctor for more information. Inform your doctor about your medical history at the time of consultation.

Q: Can Valz 40 mg Tablets have an influence on my sex life?

A: Yes. Valz 40 mg Tablets may hamper your sex life by reducing your libido. Men may experience difficulty in maintaining an erection. In either of these cases, consult your doctor for proper guidance, but do not discontinue taking this medication.
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Last Updated on: 30 Mar 2022 | 10:25 AM (IST)
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