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DEPAKENE SYRUP

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Composition for DEPAKENE SYRUP

Prescription Required

Primary uses of DEPAKENE SYRUP

Seizures, Migraine, Mania
Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Depakene Syrup

Uses of Depakene Syrup

DEPAKENE SYRUP is used for seizures, migraine and mania.

Depakene Syrup side effects

Common

Side Effects of Depakene are Loss of appetite, Nausea, Vomiting, Sleepiness, Hair loss, Liver function abnormal, Weight gain, Tremor.

How to use Depakene Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. DEPAKENE SYRUP is to be taken with food.

How Depakene Syrup works

DEPAKENE SYRUP is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.
In Depth Information on Depakene Syrup

Expert advice for Depakene Syrup

  • DEPAKENE SYRUP should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using DEPAKENE SYRUP without talking to your doctor, even if you feel better.
  • Can cause upset stomach, hair loss, weight gain, sleepiness, and tremor.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the DEPAKENE SYRUP, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Depakene Syrup related warnings

Special precautions for Depakene Syrup
Alcohol
CAUTION
DEPAKENE SYRUP may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
DEPAKENE SYRUP is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
DEPAKENE SYRUP 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
DEPAKENE SYRUP may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
DEPAKENE SYRUP is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of DEPAKENE SYRUP may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
DEPAKENE SYRUP should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of DEPAKENE SYRUP may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of DEPAKENE SYRUP is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Depakene Syrup?

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If you miss a dose of DEPAKENE SYRUP, 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Depakene

Fits, Seizures Earlier used to get temporal lobe but recently got grand mal
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
https://www.1mg.com/otc/jiva-brahmi-tablet-otc329971One ?one tablet morning & evening after taking food .use this tablet along with your treatment
I have seizure disorder can i take medicine for lifetime plz tell me sir
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Usually, if their is no organic cause of seizure in brain, treatment is continued for 3 years of seizure free period and then gradually tapered off. If seizures re occur, then treatment may continue for life.
This taplet have a blood pressure peasantSodium valproate tap let I. P
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
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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Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Epilepsy requires regular treatment with anticonvulsants like encorate chrono for at least 3 years of seizure free period after which medicines may be tapered off unless seizures reappear. At present, there are no other effective treatment options.
i had epilepsy attack first time durinv 2004 After that i had medications first from patiala dn from pgi i got noo attack after pgi medicines but now when now i dec my med i used to hv prob during noght time alwaz i alwaz hv stroke while sl?ping plz help me in this regard my first med was tegritol dn in pgi it was chrono-ZW5jb3JhdGUgY2hyb25v">encorate chrono nw i went to mohali they changed my med to levera this s causing me prob vn i used to full dose of 500 mg dn no prob as i dec the med it is caused prob
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Epilepsy medicines may need to be continued for longer duration if seizures recur. Medicines weather it is divalproex sodium or leviteracetam need to be taken in adequate doses for seizure control. Donot reduce medicine without doctor's advice and continue follow up with your doctor. If encourage chrono suits you better and there are no liver related side effects, it is also a good choice.
Epilepsy, lavera500 allready contineu
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Epilepsy is a central nervous system disorder (neurological disorder) in which nerve cell activity in the brain becomes disrupted, causing seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations and sometimes loss of consciousness. Medicines for epilepsy are initially recommended for at least 3 years of seizure free interval but may continue longer depending on recurrence. Epileptic patient needs to carry a warning card or a medical emergency bracelet with identification details, his/ her epilepsy status and what people can do if fit occurs in public place. Life style modifications- 1. Take your medication correctly. Don't adjust your dosage before talking to your doctor. If you feel your medication should be changed, discuss it with your doctor. 2. Get enough sleep. Lack of sleep can trigger seizures. Be sure to get adequate rest every night. 3. Exercise. Exercising may help keep you physically healthy and reduce depression. Make sure to drink enough water and rest if you get tired during exercise.
I get severe dysmenorrhoea every month. My menstruation lasts for 2 days and the cycle is of 40days. I faint anywhere on the 1st day and may even present with stiffness and myoclonic seizures. Otherwise I am fine. I am unmarried and a virgin.
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
You can take Meftal spas tablets for the dysmennorhoea. However you would need to get a proper evaluation by a physician before you start any treatment dear as medicines might interact with your seizure medicianes
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Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Depakene with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Depakene with Alprazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Alprazolam: Eurolam
Depakene with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobazam: Risure
Depakene with Meropenem
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Meropenem: Altipenem
Depakene with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lorazepam: Psycopan
Depakene with Clonazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clonazepam: Panik
Depakene with Nortriptyline
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nortriptyline: Norsun
Depakene with Clomipramine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Clomipramine: Imi-CI
Depakene with Dosulepin / Dothiepin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Dosulepin / Dothiepin: Thpin
Depakene with Imipramine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise
Depakene with Amoxapine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Amoxapine: Oxcap

Substitutes for Depakene

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