Divalpro XR 500 Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Divalpro Tablet PR

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

Divalpro Tablet PR side effects

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

How to use Divalpro Tablet PR

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Divalpro XR 500 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Divalpro Tablet PR works

Divalpro XR 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.

Divalpro Tablet PR related warnings

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

What if you miss a dose of Divalpro Tablet PR?

If you miss a dose of Divalpro XR 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.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Divalpro XR 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.
  • Divalpro XR 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 Divalpro XR 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 Divalpro 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

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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 Divalpro an antipsychotic?

Divalpro is an anticonvulsant drug and not antipsychotic

Q. Is Divalpro the same as Depakote?

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

Q. Is Divalpro safe?

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

Q. Is Divalpro a controlled substance?

No, it is not a controlled substance

Q. Is Divalpro/ Divalpro 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 Divalpro a benzodiazepine?

No, it is not a benzodiazepine

Q. Is Divalpro 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 Divalpro contain MAOI?

No, it does not contain MAOI

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

Divalpro 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 17th May 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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