Medicine Overview of Encorate Chrono Tablet CR
Encorate Chrono 200 Tablet CR is used in the treatment of epilepsy
Side Effects of Encorate Chrono are Nausea, Vomiting, Weight gain, Loss of appetite, Swelling of gums, Headache, Sleepiness, Tremor, Hair loss, Liver injury.
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. Encorate Chrono 200 Tablet CR is to be taken with food.
This will help to avoid stomach upset.
Encorate Chrono 200 Tablet CR is a combination of two antiepileptic medicines: Sodium Valproate and Valproic Acid. They work together to control seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.
In Depth Information on Encorate Chrono Tablet CR
- You have been prescribed Encorate Chrono 200 Tablet CR for treatment and prevention of seizures.
- Take it at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
- Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Encorate Chrono 200 Tablet CR affects you.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Encorate Chrono 200 Tablet CR, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
- Monitor your weight during the treatment as Encorate Chrono 200 Tablet CR can cause weight gain.
- Your doctor may monitor Encorate Chrono 200 Tablet CR level, blood counts and liver function regularly throughout your treatment. Inform your doctor if you develop fever, stomach pain, nausea or yellowing of your eyes or skin.
- Do not take Encorate Chrono 200 Tablet CR if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
- Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may increase the seizure frequency.
Encorate Chrono Tablet CR related warnings
Encorate Chrono 200 Tablet CR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Encorate Chrono 200 Tablet CR is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Encorate Chrono 200 Tablet CR 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.
Encorate Chrono 200 Tablet CR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Encorate Chrono 200 Tablet CR is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Encorate Chrono 200 Tablet CR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Encorate Chrono 200 Tablet CR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Encorate Chrono 200 Tablet CR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Encorate Chrono 200 Tablet CR is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
Questions Related to Encorate Chrono
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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'm suffering from Epilepsy (mainly GTCs) from last 12 years. Currently on Multiple AEDs 1. Topamac 400mg/day, 2. Encorate Chrono 800mg/day, 3. Lonazep 2mg/day. My present problem is I have some onset of agitation and anger and loss my control on my self. Previously I was suggested Quel (quetiapine) 25mg (OD.HS) for anger, but it did not work, recently my Neurologist prescribed me Zolfresh 5mg (OD.HS). Zolfresh reduced my agitation and anger but increased my sleep. My question is whether Anger is normal in Epilepsy and how to overcome this anger. Here to mention that I practice meditation regularly.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Zolpidem is a sleep inducer with high addictive potential. If agitation and anger are not a part of your personality, the genesis of it needs to be explored and understood. It may happen in depression, anxiety, mood disorders, substance use disorders, psychotic disorders or impulse control disorders etc. Anger management is aimed at identifying the triggers and the thought patterns behind this response. You can start by identifying what makes you angry and why and then start analysing your perceptions. You may see a psychotherapist/psychiatrist to guide you. Some anger issues are biological impulse control issues and one needs medicines to treat them. Treatment of primary psychiatric conditions like depression, anxiety and psychosis also mitigates anger.
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.
my wife PATIENT suffering from Epilepsy. she gets it generally when she is feeling weak or exhausted or if she has some small accident at home /outside which hurts her body part little severely. we did follow a course of epilepsy tablets for 6 month in 2010 but it was exhausting her and health was further deteriorating. hence stopped that. this year it happened twice every time with reason. me and family support her all the way emotionally / mentally. also makes sure that she is having proper diet and sleep. please advise what best can be done medicine wise and in terms of improving health by diet or nah other ways. thank you
Dr. Manju Singh
Daer PATIENT On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic remedy for your complaint:RECKEWEG R33 - EPILEPSY DROPS LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/R33-EPILEPSY-DROPS/StandardDosage: 3 times daily 15 drops in some water.
What is the suitable medicine in homeopathy for epilepsy for middle people event hough they are using English medicine like levers xr 750and Valero cr300twice a dsy
Dr. Manju Singh
Dear PATIENT On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic medicine:RECKEWEG R33 - EPILEPSY DROPShttp://www.1mgayush.com/products/R33-EPILEPSY-DROPS/StandardDosage: 3 times daily 15 drops in some water.
Sir i have been taking tegrital 200 for epileptic fits for the last 21 years. I had fits when i was 24 and doctor prescribed 2 tabs of tegrital 200 daily. I started the medicine and it is working fine till date. I havent seen my doctor ever since. Is it safe to take this drug for such a long time?
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Usual treatment duration for epilepsy is for three years, after which medicines are gradually tapered of. Tegrital(carbamazepine) can have ill effect on kidneys. You need regular Kudney Function Test and Complete Blood Counts to monitor any side effect.
Epilepsy patient, taking Zenoxa300mg tab twice a day. I had last attack on 24nov2015. I want to know how long should l take this pill . Can l substitute this with lovax300 or lovax OD300 p/day.pls guide me best. Thnk U.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
u can substitute as LOVAX OD 300 is more cost effective with same SALT,but probably u have to take it for very long time, and decision of stopping should be only taken under consultation of NEUROPHYSICIAN , so kindly consult them
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Frequently asked questions about Encorate Chrono Tablet CR
Q. Can the use of Encorate chrono cause sleepiness or drowsiness?
Yes, Encorate chrono may make you feel drowsy or sleepy. Do not drive, operate machinery, work at heights, or take part in potentially dangerous activities. Inform your doctor if you experience such an episode while you are taking this medicine.
Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Encorate chrono?
No, avoid drinking alcohol while taking Encorate chrono. Drinking alcohol will increase the side effects caused by Encorate chrono.
Q. Can Encorate chrono be stopped when epilepsy symptoms are relieved?
No, Encorate chrono should be continued as advised by the doctor. Stopping Encorate chrono suddenly may cause the symptoms to re-appear with increased frequency. If any problems are experienced due to Encorate chrono, consult the doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Will Encorate chrono be more effective if taken in more than recommended dose?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, side effects it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If you do not find any relief in your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms while you are taking this medicine in the recommended doses, please consult your doctor.
Q. side effects regarding storage and disposal of this medicine?
Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it at as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose off the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
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