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Uses of Depakene Syrup

DEPAKENE SYRUP is used for seizures, migraine and mania.

Depakene Syrup side effects

  • 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.

Depakene Syrup related warnings

DEPAKENE SYRUP may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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.
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.
DEPAKENE SYRUP may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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.
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?

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.

Alternate Brands

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

Expert Advice

  • Take it 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.
  • It 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 this medicine, 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, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Depakene 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 Depakene

Fits, Seizures Earlier used to get temporal lobe but recently got grand mal
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist ?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
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.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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