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DICORATE 500 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR DICORATE

Divalproex(500 mg)

food interaction for DICORATE

alcohol interaction for DICORATE

pregnancy interaction for DICORATE

lactation interaction for DICORATE

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It is better to take Dicorate 500 mg tablet with food.
Dicorate 500 mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Dicorate 500 mg tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
Dicorate 500 mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR DICORATE

    Divalproex(500 mg)

    Uses

    Dicorate 500 mg tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy, mania (abnormally elevated mood) and migraine

    How it works

    Dicorate 500 mg tablet control seizures or fits by suppressing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

    Common side effects

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

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR DICORATE 500 MG TABLET

    Patients taking DICORATE 500 MG TABLET

    • 67%
      Once A Day
    • 17%
      Twice A Day
    • 17%
      Thrice A week

    SUBSTITUTES FOR DICORATE

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    • DICORATE ER 500MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 11/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 110
      pay 57% more per tablet
    • DIVAA -OD 500MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 9.75/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 97.50
      pay 39% more per tablet
    • VALANCE OD 500 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Abbott India Ltd
      Rs. 11.60/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 116
      pay 66% more per tablet
    • DESVAL ER 500MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 11/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 110
      pay 57% more per tablet
    • DEPAKOTE 500 MG TABLET
      (15 tablets in strip)
      Sanofi India Ltd
      Rs. 12.83/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 192.40
      pay 83% more per tablet

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    Expert advice FOR DICORATE

    • Do not take divalproex tablets if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to divalproex or any of the other ingredients of divalproex tablet.
    • Avoid taking divalproex if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
    • Do not take divalproex if you have family history of urea cycle disorder or unexplained infant deaths; history of mental or mood problems (e.g. depression) or suicidal thoughts or actions; if you have recurring vomiting and sluggishness, recurring extreme irritability, or decreased food or fluid intake.
    • Do not drive or operate machinery after taking divalproex because you may feel drowsy.
    • Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of patients with following history of disease conditions: cancer, alcohol abuse or dependence, liver problems, metabolic disease, blood disease (e.g. low levels of white blood cells, low blood platelet levels), HIV infection, cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection, high blood levels of ammonia or glutamine, low body temperature, low levels of albumin, brain problems, mental retardation, inflammation of the pancreas, kidney problems, or high blood glycine levels.

    Frequently asked questions FOR DICORATE

    Divalproex

    Q.

    Is divalproex an antipsychotic?
    Divalproex is an anticonvulsant drug and not antipsychotic

    Q.

    Is divalproex the same as Depakote?
    Yes, Depakote is a trade name of product containing the drug divalproex sodium

    Q.

    Is divalproex safe?
    Divalproex is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by doctor

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    Q.

    Is divalproex a controlled substance?
    No, it is not a controlled substance

    Q.

    Is divalproex/ divalproex sodium a narcotic?
    No, it is not a narcotic

    Q.

    Is divalproex the same as valproic acid?
    No, divalproex contains a compound of sodium valproate and valproic acid

    Q.

    Is divalproex a benzodiazepine?
    No, it is not a benzodiazepine

    Q.

    Is divalproex addictive?
    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

    Q.

    Does divalproex contain MAOI?
    No, it does not contain MAOI

    Q.

    Does divalproex make you sleepy/cause weight gain/hair loss?
    Divalproex may cause these side effects. However, always consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)