Depakote 1000mg Tablet

icon
Sanofi India Ltd

Composition for Depakote 1000mg Tablet

iconPrescription Required

Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
icon
Alcohol
icon
Pregnancy
135.56
₹13.56/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
ADD TO CART

Medicine Overview of Depakote Tablet

uses

Uses of Depakote Tablet

Depakote 1000mg Tablet is used in the treatment of seizures, migraine headaches and mania.
uses

Side effects of Depakote Tablet

Common

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

uses

How to use Depakote Tablet

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. It is better to take Depakote 1000mg Tablet with food.

How Depakote Tablet works

Depakote 1000mg tablet 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 Depakote Tablet

Expert advice for Depakote Tablet

  • Depakote should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Depakote 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 Depakote, 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.
video imgplay img
Warnings
Special precautions for Depakote 1000mg Tablet
icon
Alcohol
CAUTION
Depakote 1000mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
icon
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Depakote 1000mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
icon
Lactation
SAFE
Depakote 1000mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Hum
an 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.
...
+more
icon
Driving
Depakote 1000mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
...
+more
icon
Kidney
Depakote 1000mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients w
ith kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Depakote 1000mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
icon
Liver
CAUTION
Depakote 1000mg Tablet should be used with caution in patien
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Depakote 1000mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Medzol 1mg Injection, Etivin 0.50mg Tablet, Solzam 10mg Tablet MD

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Divalproex, 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

Frequently asked questions for Depakote 1000mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Divalproex

Depakote is an anticonvulsant drug and not antipsychotic
Yes, Depakote is a trade name of product containing the drug Depakote sodium
Depakote is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by doctor
No, it is not a controlled substance
Q. Is divalproex the same as valproic acid?
No, divalproex contains a compound of sodium valproate and valproic acid
No, it is not a benzodiazepine
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
No, it does not contain MAOI
Depakote may cause these side effects. However, always consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects.
+more

User Submitted Feedback For Depakote 1000mg Tablet

Substitutes for Depakote Tablet

Diresta OD 1000mg Tablet
Arinna Lifescience Pvt Ltd
₹12.6/Tablet
save 7%
₹12.8/Tablet
save 6%
Dilpra OD 1000mg Tablet
Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹12.96/Tablet
save 4%
DI Valp 1000mg Tablet
Tas Med India Pvt Ltd
₹13.14/Tablet
save 3%
₹13.8/Tablet
2% costlier
Top Neurologists
doctor
Dr. P. K. Sethi
MBBS, MD, Fellowship, Fellowship
4.4
doctor
4.6
doctor
Dr. Rajul Agarwal
MBBS, MD, DM
4.8
doctor
Dr. Aparna Gupta
MBBS, MD, DNB
4.4
doctor
Dr. K. K. Jindal
MBBS, MD, DM
4.8
cross img