food interaction for DICORATE
alcohol interaction for DICORATE
pregnancy interaction for DICORATE
lactation interaction for DICORATE
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
SALT INFORMATION for DICORATE
How it works
Common side effects
Common Dosage for DICORATE 750 MG TABLET ER
Patients taking DICORATE 750 MG TABLET ER
- 71%Once A Day
- 18%Twice A Day
- 7%Thrice A week
- 4%Thrice A Day
SUBSTITUTES for DICORATE
- DESVAL 750 MG TABLET ER(10 tablet er in strip)Sun Pharmaceutical Industries LtdRs. 13.65/tablet erRs. 136.50pay 3% more per tablet er
- DIPROEX 750 MG TABLET ER(10 tablet er in strip)Unichem Laboratories LtdRs. 15/tablet erRs. 150pay 14% more per tablet er
- DIVALCAD 750MG TABLET ER(10 tablet er in strip)Cadila Pharmaceuticals LtdRs. 10/tablet erRs. 100save 24% more per tablet er
- DIVALOX 750MG TABLET ER(10 tablet er in strip)Oxford Pharmaceuticals Pvt LtdRs. 10.48/tablet erRs. 104.76save 21% more per tablet er
- DIVALRATE 750 MG TABLET ER(10 tablet er in strip)Ipca Laboratories LtdRs. 9.22/tablet erRs. 92.25save 30% more per tablet er
- Dr. Kapil AgarwalMBBS, MD, DM
- Dr. Amit AroraMBBS, MD, DM, Fellowship
- Dr. Namit GuptaMBBS, MD, DM
- Dr. Tina AhluwaliaMBBS, MD
- Dr. Rajnish KumarMBBS, MD, DM
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
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
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.