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Senval 200 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Senval Tablet

Senval 200 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of seizures, migraine and mania.

Senval Tablet side effects

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

How to use Senval 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. Senval 200 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Senval Tablet works

Senval 200 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.

Senval Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Senval 200 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Senval 200 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
Senval 200 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.
Monitor the baby for unusual bruising or bleeding, jaundice and other signs of liver damage.
Driving
Senval 200 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Senval 200 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Senval 200 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Senval 200 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Senval 200 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Senval 200 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with the severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Senval Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Senval 200 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Senval 200 mg Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • Senval 200 mg Tablet helps in the treatment and prevention of seizures.
  • Take it at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Senval 200 mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Monitor your weight during treatment with this medicine as it can cause weight gain.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behavior, new or worsening depression, or suicidal thoughts or behavior.
  • Do not take Senval 200 mg Tablet 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Senval with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Senval

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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.
I am suffering from migraine within 3 months now I have heavy neck through and head pain what can I doDear sir i m also taken divalprox 250 mg and sumatriptan and triptomer adv by neurologist but my problame same i m not ok
Dr. Ambrish Dharmadhikari
Mental Wellness
Migraine is best treated by psychiatristI will urge you to visit Psychiatrist in nearby areaAnd get yourself examined properlyAs it needs examination and investigation if first line of medications are not working
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