Dayo OD Sprinkle Capsule

Prescription Required


Uses of Dayo OD Capsule

Dayo OD Sprinkle Capsule is used in the treatment of epilepsy/seizures, mania and migraine.

Dayo OD Capsule side effects

  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Sleepiness
  • Hair loss
  • Weight gain
  • Liver function abnormal
  • Tremor

How to use Dayo OD Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Dayo OD Sprinkle Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Dayo OD Capsule works

Dayo OD Sprinkle Capsule 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 Capsule related warnings

Dayo OD Sprinkle Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Dayo OD Sprinkle Capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Dayo OD Sprinkle Capsule 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.
Dayo OD Sprinkle Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Dayo OD Sprinkle Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dayo OD Sprinkle Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Dayo OD Sprinkle Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dayo OD Sprinkle Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Dayo OD Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Dayo OD Sprinkle Capsule, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Dayo OD Sprinkle Capsule for prevention and treatment of seizures and improvement of mood.
  • It is also helpful for preventing frequent migraines.
  • Take it with food and preferably at the same time everyday.
  • It can take 3 to 4 weeks before you feel the full effects. Keep taking it as prescribed.
  • Dayo OD Sprinkle Capsule may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't 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 Sprinkle Capsule 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
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Dayo OD

Dear sir I am 17 years old having height of 174 centimetre and weight of 54 kg. I eat normally 44 chapatis and a little bit of rice please help me in making my health condition a bit good
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It is used to treat All forms of epilepsy, generalised epilepsy with absence seizures, prophylaxis of febrile convulsion, prophylaxis of post traumatic epilepsy, alcohol withdrawal, mania, nelsons syndrome.
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Q. Is Dayo OD an antipsychotic?

Dayo OD is an anticonvulsant drug and not antipsychotic

Q. Is Dayo OD the same as Depakote?

Yes, Depakote is a trade name of product containing the drug Dayo OD sodium

Q. Is Dayo OD safe?

Dayo OD is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by doctor

Q. Is Dayo OD a controlled substance?

No, it is not a controlled substance

Q. Is Dayo OD/ Dayo OD sodium a narcotic?

No, it is not a narcotic

Q. Is divalproex the same as valproic acid?

No, divalproex contains a compound of sodium valproate and valproic acid

Q. Is Dayo OD a benzodiazepine?

No, it is not a benzodiazepine

Q. Is Dayo OD addictive?

No, it is not addictive if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Can I take ibuprofen with divalproex?

Yes, but taking other medicines may alter the effects of divalproex. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required

Q. Does Dayo OD contain MAOI?

No, it does not contain MAOI

Q. Does Dayo OD make you sleepy/cause weight gain/hair loss?

Dayo OD may cause these side effects. However, always consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.
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