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Macorate 400 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Macorate 400 mg Tablet

Seizures, Migraine, Mania
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Medicine Overview of Macorate Tablet

Uses of Macorate Tablet

Macorate 400 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of seizures, migraine and mania.

Macorate Tablet side effects

Common

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

How to use Macorate Tablet

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. Macorate 400 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Macorate Tablet works

Macorate 400 mg Tablet 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 Macorate Tablet

Expert advice for Macorate Tablet

  • Macorate 400 mg Tablet should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Macorate 400 mg Tablet 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 Macorate 400 mg Tablet, 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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Macorate Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Macorate Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Macorate 400 mg Tablet 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Macorate 400 mg 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
Macorate 400 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Macorate 400 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Macorate 400 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Macorate Tablet?

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If you miss a dose of Macorate 400 mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Macorate

Fits, Seizures Earlier used to get temporal lobe but recently got grand mal
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
https://www.1mg.com/otc/jiva-brahmi-tablet-otc329971One ?one tablet morning & evening after taking food .use this tablet along with your treatment
I have seizure disorder can i take medicine for lifetime plz tell me sir
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
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.
This taplet have a blood pressure peasantSodium valproate tap let I. P
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
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
Psychiatrist
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
Psychiatrist
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
Psychiatrist
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
Gynaecologist
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 Macorate Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Magnesium Valproate
Q. What is magnesium valproate?
Magnesium valproate is the magnesium salt of valproic acid which is used in the treatment of fits.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Macorate with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Macorate with Alprazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Alprazolam: Eurolam, Tenzo, Indolam, Alzopam, Ezoprax, Aryalam, Lamad, Nucalm, Altok, Sozox
Macorate with Clonazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clonazepam: Panik, Klojet, Sezolan, Brispam, Clono, Sonazep, Ubitpam, Clonarey, Benzopin, Clona
Macorate with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast
Macorate with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Hypnonex, Nitram, Nap, Nitrac, Nitrapam, Halonite
Macorate with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lorazepam: Psycopan, Urpam, Anxionil, Biokalm, Larosh, Loratranc, Loralite, Loranxit, Larox, Agipam
Macorate with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Cdcon, Czep, Skywalk, Poxid, Peaceoxide
Macorate with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Ruhiz, Zoly, Etizaa, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep
Macorate with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Campin, Elpam, Elpose, Calmtack, Sleecalm, Peptica
Macorate with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobazam: Risure, Boze, Clobazed, Solzam, Clozop, Sloba, Clobakon, Closum, Emilep, Oresta
Macorate with Flurazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Flurazepam: Nindral

Substitutes for Macorate

No substitutes found for this medicine
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