Divakon 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Divakon 500mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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74.97
₹7.5/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Divakon Tablet

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Uses of Divakon Tablet

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

Common

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

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How to use Divakon 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 Divakon 500mg Tablet with food.

How Divakon Tablet works

Divakon 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 Divakon Tablet

Expert advice for Divakon Tablet

  • Divakon should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Divakon 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 Divakon, 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 Divakon 500mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Divakon 500mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Divakon 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
Divakon 500mg 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
Divakon 500mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Divakon 500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wit
h kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Divakon 500mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Divakon 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Divakon 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Medzol 1mg Injection, Etivin 0.50mg Tablet, Solzam 10mg Tablet MD

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 Divakon 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Divalproex

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