Divalgress ER 500 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Divalgress Tablet ER

Divalgress ER 500 Tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy/seizures, mania and migraine.

Divalgress Tablet ER side effects

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

How to use Divalgress 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. Divalgress ER 500 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Divalgress Tablet ER works

Divalgress ER 500 Tablet is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Divalgress Tablet ER related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Divalgress ER 500 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Divalgress ER 500 Tablet 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
Divalgress ER 500 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.
Driving
Divalgress ER 500 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Divalgress ER 500 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Divalgress ER 500 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Divalgress ER 500 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Divalgress ER 500 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Divalgress Tablet ER?

If you miss a dose of Divalgress ER 500 Tablet, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Divalgress ER 500 Tablet
₹10.6/Tablet ER
Divaa -OD 500 Tablet ER
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹11.6/Tablet ER
9% costlier
Dicorate ER 500 Tablet
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹13/Tablet ER
23% costlier
Desval ER 500 Tablet
Eris Lifesciences Pvt Ltd
₹12.05/Tablet ER
14% costlier
Depakote XR 500 Tablet
Sanofi India Ltd
₹16.24/Tablet ER
53% costlier
Diproex ER 500 Tablet
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹13.19/Tablet ER
24% costlier

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Divalgress ER 500 Tablet 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.
  • Divalgress ER 500 Tablet 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 Divalgress ER 500 Tablet 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 Divalgress with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Konit
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan, Anxionil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Risure
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Brand(s): Dizapam
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Brand(s): Panik, Klojet
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Etizom, Etimax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Equblam
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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It is used to treat All forms of epilepsy, generalised epilepsy with absence seizures, prophylaxis of febrile convulsion, prophylaxis of post traumatic epilepsy, alcohol withdrawal, mania, nelsons syndrome.
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FAQs

Q. Is Divalgress an antipsychotic?

Divalgress is an anticonvulsant drug and not antipsychotic

Q. Is Divalgress the same as Depakote?

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

Q. Is Divalgress safe?

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

Q. Is Divalgress a controlled substance?

No, it is not a controlled substance

Q. Is Divalgress/ Divalgress 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 Divalgress a benzodiazepine?

No, it is not a benzodiazepine

Q. Is Divalgress 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 Divalgress contain MAOI?

No, it does not contain MAOI

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

Divalgress may cause these side effects. However, always consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 13th Dec 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Behind Rajpath Club, Kensville Road, Opp. Infostretch Building, Off S.G. Highway, Ahmedabad- 380059, Gujarat- India
MRP
106
10 tablet er in 1 strip
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