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Vilodon 40mg Tablet

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Vilodon 40 MG Description

Vilodon 40mg Tab uses include treatment of depression. Vilazodone is the main compound of Vilodon 40mg. Vilodon 40mg is an SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor). It is also a partial serotoni

n receptor agonist. Vilodon 40mg falls under the category of medicines called serotonin modulators. Vilodon 40mg works by restoring the balance of neurotransmitters like serotonin in the brain. Vilodon 40mg side effects include nausea, diarrhoea, giddiness and sleeping problems. Vilodon 40mg controls depression but does not cure it. Vilodon 40mg works slowly, and it may be several weeks before you notice any significant impact of Vilodon 40mg. Do not miss your appointments with your doctor while being treated with Vilodon 40mg.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹110.18
You Save₹15.02 (12% on MRP)
ContainsVilazodone(40.0 Mg)
Side effectsDiarrhoea, Nausea, Insomnia, Vomiting, Giddiness
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Uses of Vilodon 40 MG

  • Vilodon 40mg treats depression.

Contraindications of Vilodon 40 MG

  • Vilodon 40mg contraindicates in the following cases:
  • If you are allergic to vilazodone
  • If you or anyone in your family has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder
  • If you or any family member has made suicide attempts
  • If you have been diagnosed with ulcers in the stomach or intestines
  • If you have seizures
  • If you or any family member has glaucoma
  • If you have suffered from bleeding issues at any point in time
  • If you are taking monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor

Side effects of Vilodon 40 MG

  • Some users of Vilodon 40mg have reported the following side effects:
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Dry mouth
  • Insomnia
  • Fatigue
  • Heartburn
  • Vilodon 40mg side effects are not major, and they subside as the body gets used to the medicine.

Precautions and Warnings of Vilodon 40 MG



Can I take Vilodon 40mg during pregnancy?
Vilodon 40mg can harm the unborn baby. In rare cases, babies born to mothers who consumed Vilodon 40mg in the last trimester may suffer from withdrawal symptoms like seizures, continuous crying, muscle stiffness and breathing problems.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Vilodon 40mg while breastfeeding?
There are no definitive studies regarding the effect of Vilodon 40mg on lactating mothers. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding. Your doctor will make a decision after taking into account the risks and benefits associated with the use of Vilodon 40mg.


Can I drive if I have taken Vilodon 40mg?
Vilodon 40mg may cause side effects like dizziness. Do not drive till you determine the impact of this medicine on your body.


Can I consume alcohol with Vilodon 40mg?
Consuming alcohol with Vilodon 40mg will decrease the benefits of Vilodon 40mg and worsen side effects like drowsiness and giddiness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You take other medicines, herbal supplements and nutritional products.
  • You plan to start any new diet or exercise regimen.
  • You get any thoughts about suicide or self-harm while being treated with Vilodon 40mg.
  • You notice any changes in your mood or behaviour.
  • You plan to undergo any pathological tests.
  • You are scheduled for any surgery or other medical procedure.

Mode of Action of Vilodon 40 MG

How Does It Work?

Serotonin is a natural neurotransmitter produced in our system. A neurotransmitter means a chemical messenger that relays signals between nerve cells in the brain. These neurotransmitters affect your ...
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Directions for Use of Vilodon 40 MG

  • Take Vilodon 40mg exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Your doctor will start with a mild dose of Vilodon 40mg and increase the dose gradually depending on your reaction to the medicine.
  • Do not increase or decrease the dose of Vilodon 40mg without consulting your doctor.
  • Continue taking Vilodon 40mg for as long as your doctor tells you.

Interactions of Vilodon 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Vilodon 40mg may interact with the following medicines:
  • Antibiotics like clarithromycin and erythromycin. Taking Vilodon 40mg with medicines like clarithromycin and erythromycin can increase the levels of vilazodone in the blood and also its effects.
  • Epilepsy medicines like carbamazepine. Consuming carbamazepine with Vilodon 40mg will decrease the blood levels and impact of vilazodone.
  • Antiplatelet medicines like clopidogrel. Combining Vilodon 40mg with clopidogrel can increase the risk of bleeding.
  • Antidepressants like fluoxetine and paroxetine. Consuming Vilodon 40mg with fluoxetine or paroxetine can cause a serious condition called serotonin syndrome. This causes blood pressure fluctuations, c...
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  • Blood thinners like warfarin and heparin. Taking Vilodon 40mg with warfarin and heparin can make you more vulnerable to bleeding.

Interactions with food items

  • Vilodon 40mg is usually taken with food. Vilodon 40mg interaction with food is uneventful. Consult your doctor before consuming grapefruit juice while taking Vilodon 40mg.

Storage and disposal of Vilodon 40 MG

Store Vilodon 40mg in a clean and dry place at room temperature. Keep Vilodon 40mg should be kept away from children and pets. Avoid exposing Vilodon 40mg tablets to water, excess heat and sunlight.

Dosage of Vilodon 40 MG


Rush to the doctor if you have taken an overdose of Vilodon 40mg. Vilodon 40mg overdose symptoms include problems like hallucinations, disorientation, lack of energy, restlessness and excessive fatigu...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Vilodon 40mg, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose of Vilodon 40mg, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Avoid missin...
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Content Details


Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: I am feeling much better after taking Vilodon 40mg. Can I stop taking Vilodon 40mg?

A: Stopping Vilodon 40mg suddenly without medical advice may result in withdrawal symptoms like nausea, headaches, weakness, unsteadiness and memory problems. Your doctor will reduce your dose gradually before stopping Vilodon 40mg to avoid withdrawal symptoms.

Q: Will Vilodon 40mg affect my sex life?

A: In rare cases, Vilodon 40mg may cause sexual problems like loss of sexual ability or desire. Inform your doctor if you notice any sexual issues.

Q: How long does it take for Vilodon 40mg to show its effect?

A: You may notice some improvement in your sleep, energy or appetite within a couple of weeks of taking Vilodon 40mg. It may take around 6-8 weeks for any noticeable improvement in your depressed mood.
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Last Updated on: 06 Apr 2022 | 12:37 PM (IST)
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