Medicine Overview of Divolin Tablet ER
Divolin 500 mg Tablet ER is used in the treatment of seizures, migraine
Side Effects of Divolin are Loss of appetite, Nausea, Vomiting, Sleepiness, Hair loss, Weight gain, Liver function abnormal, Tremor.
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. Divolin 500 mg Tablet ER is to be taken with food.
Divolin 500 mg 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 Divolin Tablet ER
- Divolin 500 mg Tablet ER should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
Do not stop using Divolin 500 mg Tablet ER 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 Divolin 500 mg Tablet ER, 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.
Divolin Tablet ER related warnings
Divolin 500 mg Tablet ER may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Divolin 500 mg Tablet ER is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Divolin 500 mg Tablet ER 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.
Divolin 500 mg Tablet ER may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Divolin 500 mg Tablet ER is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Divolin 500 mg Tablet ER may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Divolin 500 mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Divolin 500 mg Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Divolin 500 mg Tablet ER, 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.
Questions Related to Divolin
Fits, Seizures Earlier used to get temporal lobe but recently got grand mal
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
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I have seizure disorder can i take medicine for lifetime plz tell me sir
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Usually, if their is no organic cause of seizure in brain, treatment is continued for 3 years of seizure free period and then gradually tapered off. If seizures re occur, then treatment may continue for life.
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Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
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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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Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Epilepsy requires regular treatment with anticonvulsants like encorate chrono for at least 3 years of seizure free period after which medicines may be tapered off unless seizures reappear. At present, there are no other effective treatment options.
i had epilepsy attack first time durinv 2004 After that i had medications first from patiala dn from pgi i got noo attack after pgi medicines but now when now i dec my med i used to hv prob during noght time alwaz i alwaz hv stroke while sl?ping plz help me in this regard my first med was tegritol dn in pgi it was chrono-ZW5jb3JhdGUgY2hyb25v">encorate chrono nw i went to mohali they changed my med to levera this s causing me prob vn i used to full dose of 500 mg dn no prob as i dec the med it is caused prob
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Epilepsy medicines may need to be continued for longer duration if seizures recur. Medicines weather it is divalproex sodium or leviteracetam need to be taken in adequate doses for seizure control. Donot reduce medicine without doctor's advice and continue follow up with your doctor. If encourage chrono suits you better and there are no liver related side effects, it is also a good choice.
Epilepsy, lavera500 allready contineu
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Epilepsy is a central nervous system disorder (neurological disorder) in which nerve cell activity in the brain becomes disrupted, causing seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations and sometimes loss of consciousness. Medicines for epilepsy are initially recommended for at least 3 years of seizure free interval but may continue longer depending on recurrence. Epileptic patient needs to carry a warning card or a medical emergency bracelet with identification details, his/ her epilepsy status and what people can do if fit occurs in public place. Life style modifications- 1. Take your medication correctly. Don't adjust your dosage before talking to your doctor. If you feel your medication should be changed, discuss it with your doctor. 2. Get enough sleep. Lack of sleep can trigger seizures. Be sure to get adequate rest every night. 3. Exercise. Exercising may help keep you physically healthy and reduce depression. Make sure to drink enough water and rest if you get tired during exercise.
I get severe dysmenorrhoea every month. My menstruation lasts for 2 days and the cycle is of 40days. I faint anywhere on the 1st day and may even present with stiffness and myoclonic seizures. Otherwise I am fine. I am unmarried and a virgin.
Dr. Megha Tuli
You can take Meftal spas tablets for the dysmennorhoea. However you would need to get a proper evaluation by a physician before you start any treatment dear as medicines might interact with your seizure medicianes
Frequently asked questions about Divolin Tablet ER
Q. Is Divolin an antipsychotic?
Divolin is an anticonvulsant drug and not antipsychotic
Q. Is Divolin the same as Depakote?
Yes, Depakote is a trade name of product containing the drug Divolin sodium
Divolin is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by doctor
Q. Is Divolin a controlled substance?
No, it is not a controlled substance
Q. Is Divolin/ Divolin 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 Divolin a benzodiazepine?
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
Q. Does Divolin contain MAOI?
No, it does not contain MAOI
Q. Does Divolin make you sleepy/cause weight gain/hair loss?
Divolin may cause these side effects. However, always consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects.
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