Medicine Overview of Divacid Tablet ER
Side effects of Divacid Tablet ER
Loss of appetite, Nausea, Vomiting, Sleepiness, Hair loss, Weight gain, Liver function abnormal, Tremor.
How to use Divacid 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. It is better to take Divacid 250mg Tablet ER with food.
How Divacid Tablet ER works
Divacid 250mg 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.
In Depth Information on Divacid Tablet ER
Expert advice for Divacid Tablet ER
- Divacid should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
- Do not stop using Divacid 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 Divacid, 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.
Special precautions for Divacid 250mg Tablet ER
Divacid 250mg Tablet ER may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Divacid 250mg Tablet ER is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor....
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Divacid 250mg Tablet ER is safe to use during lactation. Hu+more
man 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....
Divacid 250mg Tablet ER may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir+more
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Divacid 250mg Tablet ER is probably safe to use in patients+more
with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Divacid 250mg Tablet ER may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Divacid 250mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in patie+more
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Divacid 250mg Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Medzol 1mg Injection, Etivin 0.50mg Tablet, Solzam 10mg Tablet MD
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.
Frequently asked questions for Divacid 250mg Tablet ER
Frequently asked questions for Divalproex
Divacid is an anticonvulsant drug and not antipsychotic
Yes, Depakote is a trade name of product containing the drug Divacid sodium
Divacid is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by doctor
No, it is not a controlled substance
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
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
Divacid may cause these side effects. However, always consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects.
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