Dicorate 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Dicorate 500mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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Medicine Overview of Dicorate Tablet

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Uses of Dicorate Tablet

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

Common

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

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How to use Dicorate 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. Dicorate 500mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Dicorate Tablet works

Dicorate 500mg 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 Dicorate Tablet

Expert advice for Dicorate Tablet

  • Dicorate should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Dicorate 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 Dicorate, 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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Dicorate Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Dicorate Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Dicorate 500mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Dicorate 500mg Tablet 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
Dicorate 500mg Tablet 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
Dicorate 500mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Dicorate 500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wi
th kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dicorate 500mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Dicorate 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient
s with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dicorate 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Zee 2mg Tablet, Clonotril 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 about Dicorate Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Divalproex

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