Rex 500mg Tablet XR


Composition for Rex 500mg Tablet XR

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Medicine Overview of Rex Tablet XR


Uses of Rex Tablet XR

Rex 500mg Tablet XR is used in the treatment of seizures, migraine headaches and mania.

Side effects of Rex Tablet XR


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


How to use Rex Tablet XR

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. Rex 500mg Tablet XR is to be taken with food.

How Rex Tablet XR works

Rex 500mg tablet xr 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 Rex Tablet XR

Expert advice for Rex Tablet XR

  • Rex should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Rex 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 Rex, 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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Special precautions for Rex 500mg Tablet XR
Rex 500mg Tablet XR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Rex 500mg Tablet XR is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Rex 500mg Tablet XR 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.
Rex 500mg Tablet XR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Rex 500mg Tablet XR is probably safe to use in patients with
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Rex 500mg Tablet XR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Rex 500mg Tablet XR should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rex 500mg Tablet XR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Frisium 5mg Tablet, Zee 2mg Tablet, Zep 10mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Divalproex, 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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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Rex 500mg Tablet XR

Frequently asked questions for Divalproex

Rex is an anticonvulsant drug and not antipsychotic
Yes, Depakote is a trade name of product containing the drug Rex sodium
Rex is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by doctor
No, it is not a controlled substance
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
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
No, it does not contain MAOI
Rex may cause these side effects. However, always consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects.

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