Diresta OD 250 Tablet ER


Overview

Uses of Diresta Tablet ER

Diresta OD 250 Tablet ER is used in the treatment of epilepsy/seizures, mania and migraine.

Diresta Tablet ER side effects

Common
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Sleepiness
  • Hair loss
  • Weight gain
  • Liver function abnormal
  • Tremor

How to use Diresta Tablet ER

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. Diresta OD 250 Tablet ER is to be taken with food.

How Diresta Tablet ER works

Diresta OD 250 Tablet ER is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Diresta Tablet ER related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Diresta OD 250 Tablet ER may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Diresta OD 250 Tablet ER is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Diresta OD 250 Tablet ER 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.
Driving
Diresta OD 250 Tablet ER may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Diresta OD 250 Tablet ER is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Diresta OD 250 Tablet ER may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Diresta OD 250 Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Diresta OD 250 Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Diresta Tablet ER?

If you miss a dose of Diresta OD 250 Tablet ER, 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.

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For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Diresta OD 250 Tablet ER for prevention and treatment of seizures and improvement of mood.
  • It is also helpful for preventing frequent migraines.
  • Take it with food and preferably at the same time everyday.
  • It can take 3 to 4 weeks before you feel the full effects. Keep taking it as prescribed.
  • Diresta OD 250 Tablet ER may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Monitor your weight during treatment with this medicine as it can cause weight gain.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to monitor how the medication is affecting your body. Inform your doctor if you notice yellowing of eyes or skin, dark urine, or stomach pain.
  • Do not take Diresta OD 250 Tablet ER if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may increase the seizure frequency.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Diresta with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Diresta

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I am suffering from migraine within 3 months now I have heavy neck through and head pain what can I doDear sir i m also taken divalprox 250 mg and sumatriptan and triptomer adv by neurologist but my problame same i m not ok
Dr. Ambrish Dharmadhikari
Mental Wellness
Migraine is best treated by psychiatristI will urge you to visit Psychiatrist in nearby areaAnd get yourself examined properlyAs it needs examination and investigation if first line of medications are not working
Sir i am having sometimes mild pain above my left ear forehead. Sometimes it exists for 2 to 3 .then auto matically stop after 6 to 7 days again occurs
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurologist
Cud be migraine Get mri brain done n show 2 neurologist Meanwhile try tab naproxen 250 mg sos
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FAQs

Q. Is Diresta an antipsychotic?

Diresta is an anticonvulsant drug and not antipsychotic

Q. Is Diresta the same as Depakote?

Yes, Depakote is a trade name of product containing the drug Diresta sodium

Q. Is Diresta safe?

Diresta is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by doctor

Q. Is Diresta a controlled substance?

No, it is not a controlled substance

Q. Is Diresta/ Diresta 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 Diresta a benzodiazepine?

No, it is not a benzodiazepine

Q. Is Diresta 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 Diresta contain MAOI?

No, it does not contain MAOI

Q. Does Diresta make you sleepy/cause weight gain/hair loss?

Diresta may cause these side effects. However, always consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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