Devot 500mg Tablet XL

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Composition for Devot 500mg Tablet XL

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Devot Tablet XL

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Uses of Devot Tablet XL

Devot 500mg Tablet XL is used in the treatment of seizures, migraine headaches and mania.
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Side effects of Devot Tablet XL

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

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How to use Devot Tablet XL

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 Devot 500mg Tablet XL with food.

How Devot Tablet XL works

Devot 500mg tablet xl 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 Devot Tablet XL

Expert advice for Devot Tablet XL

  • Devot should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Devot 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 Devot, 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Devot 500mg Tablet XL
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Devot 500mg Tablet XL may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Devot 500mg Tablet XL is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Devot 500mg Tablet XL is safe to use during lactation. Huma
n 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.
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Driving
Devot 500mg Tablet XL may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Devot 500mg Tablet XL is probably safe to use in patients wi
th kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Devot 500mg Tablet XL may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Devot 500mg Tablet XL should be used with caution in patient
s with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Devot 500mg Tablet XL may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Frisium 5mg Tablet, Zee 2mg Tablet, Zep 10mg Tablet

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 Devot 500mg Tablet XL

Frequently asked questions for Divalproex

Devot is an anticonvulsant drug and not antipsychotic
Yes, Depakote is a trade name of product containing the drug Devot sodium
Devot 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
Devot may cause these side effects. However, always consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects.
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