Review: could Viibryd cause High cholesterol (High Blood Cholesterol)?
Summary: High cholesterol is reported only by a few people who take Viibryd.
We study 1,560 people who have side effects while taking Viibryd from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have High cholesterol. Find out below who they are, when they have High cholesterol and more.
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Viibryd has active ingredients of vilazodone hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 1,718 Viibryd users)
High cholesterol has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, osteopenia, pain. (latest reports from 171,393 High cholesterol patients)
On Dec, 30, 2014: 1,560 people reported to have side effects when taking Viibryd. Among them, 5 people (0.32%) have High Cholesterol.
Time on Viibryd when people have High cholesterol * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High cholesterol||0.00%||40.00%||40.00%||20.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have High cholesterol when taking Viibryd * :
|High cholesterol||80.00%||20.00% |
Age of people who have High cholesterol when taking Viibryd * :
|High cholesterol||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||40.00%||20.00%||20.00%||20.00% |
Severity of High cholesterol when taking Viibryd ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High cholesterol||0.00%||40.00%||40.00%||20.00% |
How people recovered from High cholesterol ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High cholesterol||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (3 people, 60.00%)
- Add (1 people, 20.00%)
- Anxiety (1 people, 20.00%)
- Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (1 people, 20.00%)
- Major depressive disorder (1 people, 20.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Adderall 20 (1 people, 20.00%)
- Vyvanse (1 people, 20.00%)
- Baclofen (1 people, 20.00%)
- Tysabri (1 people, 20.00%)
- Avodart (1 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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*HELP- Any insight regarding the circumstance described below would be greatly appreciated.
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Former user of PEDs, last time 4+ years ago. Did not take supratherapeutic doses, but more than clinical norms (approximately 500mg weekly for 10-12 weeks at a time x 13 "cycles" over a 13 year time period (ages 24-37).
Diet needs improvement. Not sure about family history of dislipidemia or CV disease.
Started on generic Lipitor 20mgs less than 3 weeks ago by PCP. I am due for another lipid panel in two weeks.
*MY IMMEDIATE CONCERN IS SPECIFIC TO THE POTENTIAL OF THE MEDS DESCRIBED BELOW, OR COMBINATIONS THEREOF, TO CAUSE MY HDL TO BE SO LOW.
I have been taking multiple CNS/psych meds (for the past 6 mo to 2+ yrs depending on which med) for: sleep (generic Ambien 10mgs & trazodone 100mgs), depression (Viibryd 40mgs & generic Wellbutrin 450mgs), anxiety (clonazepam 1 mg BID, ADD (Vyvanse 40mgs & generic Adderall 20mgs), and male pattern baldness (Avodart .5mg).
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