DEPAKENE SYRUP

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Abbott

Composition for Depakene 250mg/5ml Syrup

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Depakene Syrup

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Uses of Depakene Syrup

DEPAKENE SYRUP is used for seizures, trigeminal neuralgia and epilepsy.
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Side effects of Depakene Syrup

Common

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

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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 should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Depakene 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, 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
DEPAKENE SYRUP is safe to use during lactation. Human studi
es 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.
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Driving
DEPAKENE SYRUP may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or de
crease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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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.
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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.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Gardenal 30mg Tablet, Gardenal 60mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Valproic Acid, 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

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Substitutes for Depakene

No substitutes found for this medicine
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