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Torvate Chrono 300 Tablet CR


Overview

Uses of Torvate Chrono Tablet CR

Torvate Chrono 300 Tablet CR is used in the treatment of epilepsy.

Torvate Chrono Tablet CR side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Weight gain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Swelling of gums
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Tremor
  • Hair loss
  • Liver injury

How to use Torvate Chrono Tablet CR

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. Torvate Chrono 300 Tablet CR is to be taken with food.
This will help to avoid stomach upset.

How Torvate Chrono Tablet CR works

Torvate Chrono 300 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.

Torvate Chrono Tablet CR related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Torvate Chrono 300 Tablet CR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Torvate Chrono 300 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Torvate Chrono 300 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.
Driving
Torvate Chrono 300 Tablet CR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Torvate Chrono 300 Tablet CR is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Torvate Chrono 300 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.
Liver
CAUTION
Torvate Chrono 300 Tablet CR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Torvate Chrono 300 Tablet CR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Torvate Chrono 300 Tablet CR is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Torvate Chrono 300 Tablet CR for treatment and prevention of seizures.
  • Take it at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Torvate Chrono 300 Tablet CR affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Torvate Chrono 300 Tablet CR, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Monitor your weight during the treatment as Torvate Chrono 300 Tablet CR can cause weight gain.
  • Your doctor may monitor Torvate Chrono 300 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 Torvate Chrono 300 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Torvate Chrono

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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
Psychiatrist
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
Psychiatrist
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.
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Torvate Chrono cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Yes, Torvate Chrono may make you feel drowsy or sleepy. Avoid driving, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities. Inform your doctor if you experience such an episode while taking this medicine.

Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Torvate Chrono?

No, avoid drinking alcohol while taking Torvate Chrono. Drinking alcohol will increase the side effects caused by Torvate Chrono.

Q. Can Torvate Chrono be stopped when epilepsy symptoms are relieved?

No, Torvate Chrono should be continued as advised by the doctor. Stopping Torvate Chrono suddenly may cause the symptoms to reappear that too with increased frequency. If any problems are experienced due to Torvate Chrono, consult the doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dose of Torvate Chrono be more effective?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If the recommended doses do not relieve your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Torvate Chrono?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Off. Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380 009., Gujarat, India
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