Divalex OD 1000mg Capsule

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Crescent Therapeutics Ltd

Composition for Divalex 1000mg Capsule

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₹12.0/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Divalex Capsule

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Uses of Divalex Capsule

Divalex OD 1000mg Capsule is used in the treatment of seizures, migraine headaches and mania.
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Side effects of Divalex Capsule

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

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How to use Divalex Capsule

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 Divalex OD 1000mg Capsule with food.

How Divalex Capsule works

Divalex od 1000mg capsule 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 Divalex Capsule

Expert advice for Divalex Capsule

  • Divalex should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Divalex 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 Divalex, 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 Divalex OD 1000mg Capsule
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Divalex OD 1000mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Divalex OD 1000mg Capsule 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
Divalex OD 1000mg Capsule 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
Divalex OD 1000mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy,
tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Divalex OD 1000mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patie
nts with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Divalex OD 1000mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Divalex OD 1000mg Capsule should be used with caution in p
atients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Divalex OD 1000mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Anzilum 0.5mg Tablet, Medzol 1mg Injection, Etivin 0.50mg 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 Divalex 1000mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Divalproex

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