Diproex 250mg Tablet

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Unichem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Diproex 250mg Tablet

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
35.1
₹3.51/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Diproex Tablet

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Uses of Diproex Tablet

Diproex 250mg Tablet is used in Seizures, Migraine headaches and mania.
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Side effects of Diproex Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Diproex 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 Diproex 250mg Tablet with food.

How Diproex Tablet works

Diproex 250mg 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 Diproex Tablet

Expert advice for Diproex Tablet

  • Diproex should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Diproex 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 Diproex, 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 Diproex 250mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Diproex 250mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Diproex 250mg 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
Diproex 250mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human
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
Diproex 250mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
SAFE
Diproex 250mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. No dose adjustment of Diproex 250mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Medzol 1mg Injection, Anzilum 0.5mg Tablet, Anxil 25mg 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 Diproex 250mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Divalproex

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