Valcip 200 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Valcip Tablet

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

Valcip Tablet side effects

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

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

How Valcip Tablet works

Valcip 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.

Valcip Tablet related warnings

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

What if you miss a dose of Valcip Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Valcip 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Valcip 200 mg Tablet should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Valcip 200 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 Valcip 200 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Valcip 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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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Valcip

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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.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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