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Dayo OD 500 Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Dayo OD Tablet PR

Dayo OD 500 Tablet is a type of anti-epileptic medicine. It is used to treat and prevent seizures, mania and migraine. It is important to not stop taking this medicine abruptly without consulting your doctor as it may increase the occurrence of fits.

Dayo OD Tablet PR side effects

Common
  • Memory loss
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Back pain
  • Blurred vision
  • Increased appetite
  • Shortness of breath
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Weakness
  • Abdominal pain
  • Indigestion
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Sleepiness
  • Hair loss
  • Weight gain
  • Sore throat
  • Fever
  • Double vision
  • Diarrhea
  • Coordination impaired
  • Depression
  • Tremor
  • Nervousness
  • Constipation
  • Ringing in ear
  • Nystagmus (involuntary eye movement)
  • Accidental injury
  • Weight loss
  • Bronchitis (inflammation of the airways)
  • Skin discolouration
  • Constantly changing emotions
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Peripheral edema
  • Altered thinking
  • Nasal congestion
  • Low blood platelets
  • Rash

How to use Dayo OD Tablet PR

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Dayo OD 500 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Dayo OD Tablet PR works

Dayo OD 500 Tablet is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Dayo OD Tablet PR related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Dayo OD 500 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Dayo OD 500 Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Dayo OD 500 Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Dayo OD 500 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Dayo OD 500 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dayo OD 500 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Dayo OD 500 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dayo OD 500 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Dayo OD Tablet PR?

If you miss a dose of Dayo OD 500 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach. Take it preferably at the same time every day.
  • It can take 3 to 4 weeks before you feel the full effects. Keep taking it as prescribed.
  • Dayo OD 500 Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Monitor your weight during treatment with this medicine as it can cause weight gain.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to monitor how the medication is affecting your body. Inform your doctor if you notice yellowing of eyes or skin, dark urine, or stomach pain.
  • Do not take Dayo OD 500 Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may increase the seizure frequency.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Dayo OD with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Konit
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Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
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Brand(s): Panik, Klojet
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Brand(s): Equblam
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Brand(s): Dizapam
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Brand(s): Risure
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Brand(s): Psycopan, Anxionil
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Dayo OD

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Approx 10 months ago i had suffered from seizures of epilepsy there after neurologist prescribed me keppra 500 mg 02 od after checking of MRI & EEG reports & then i continued it still shall i continue it further? Or otherwise
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
Take it Be under follow up of neurologist
I had epilepsy. Last siezure came on dec 2010 then i consult to a neurologist. He advise me to take VALPROL CR 500 BD n LOBAZAM 10 BD after years dose slowly decreased. Now i m taking valprol cr 200 OD at night. EEG is normal since last 5 years. Please suggest me treatment in ayurveda. Is epilepsy fully treatable in Ayurveda
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
epileptic patient has to be seen personnaly and as per body constitution medicine is adviced, panchkaram is good therapy in ayurveda
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FAQs

Q. What happens if I stop taking Dayo OD?

You should not stop Dayo OD without consulting your doctor. The dose of Divalproex should be reduced gradually and eventually can be stopped under the supervision of a doctor or specialist. Sudden stoppage may lead to recurrence of symptoms or irritability, anxiety, dizziness, and tremors.

Q. Is Dayo OD a mood stabilizer?

Yes, Dayo OD can sometimes be used as a mood stabilizer. It is given in patients who experience rapid changes in their mood. It works by calming the hyperactivity of the brain during mood changes.

Q. Can Dayo OD use cause weight gain?

Yes, you may gain weight while being on Dayo OD therapy. The exact reason is still not known but it may be due to an increase in hunger. Keep a check on your diet and exercise regularly to prevent any weight gain.

Q. Does Dayo OD make you sleepy?

Yes, Dayo OD may make you feel sleepy. Do not drive or do other work that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.

Q. Does Dayo OD cause hair loss?

Yes, hair loss may occur due to the use of Dayo OD. However, it is only for a short time and is usually dose related.

Q. Can Dayo OD damage my liver?

Divalproex can cause damage to the liver and the risk is more likely to occur during the first 6 months of starting Dayo OD. Signs might include nausea or vomiting, loss of appetite, stomach pain, dark colored urine, facial swelling, yellowing of the skin, or white of eyes. Investigations for liver function should be done before therapy and then periodically during the first 6 months of therapy, especially in those who are likely to be at risk, and those with a prior history of liver disease.

Q. Can I take alcohol while I am taking Dayo OD?

It is recommended that you should avoid alcohol while you are on treatment with Dayo OD. Taking alcohol with this medicine may make you feel more drowsy, light headed, or dizzy.

Q. What are the laboratory tests recommended prior to taking divalproex?

Blood tests (blood cell count, including platelet count, bleeding time, and coagulation tests) are recommended prior to initiation of therapy or before surgery, and in case of spontaneous bruising or bleeding. Investigations for liver function should be done before therapy and then should be monitored periodically during the first 6 months of therapy, primarily in those who seem most at risk, and those with a prior history of liver disease.

Q. What should be done if I start experiencing abdominal pain, nausea, and anorexia?

If you experience acute severe abdominal pain along with nausea and vomiting, it may be due to pancreatitis. You should immediately consult your doctor in case you experience these symptoms and get quick medical evaluation done. Your serum amylase needs to be checked, if results are positive for pancreatitis then the medication should be stopped.

Q. How to check for overdose?

Overdose of the medicine may cause headaches, blurred eyesight due to pupils of the eyes becoming smaller, lack of reflexes, confusion, and tiredness. You may also have weak or “floppy” muscles, fits (seizures), loss of consciousness, behavioral changes, and breathing difficulties such as fast breathing, shortness of breath, or chest pain. Immediate medical assistance is required in case of overdose.

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References
  1. Divalproex. North Chicago: AbbVie Inc; 1983 [revised Feb. 2016]. [Accessed 22 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Divalproex. North Chicago, IL: Abbott Laboratories; 2006. [Accessed 22 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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