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Valeptol Syrup

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Overview

Uses of Valeptol Syrup

Valeptol Syrup is used for seizures, migraine and mania.

Valeptol Syrup side effects

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

How to use Valeptol Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Valeptol Syrup is to be taken with food.

How Valeptol Syrup works

Valeptol Syrup is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Valeptol Syrup related warnings

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

What if you miss a dose of Valeptol Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Valeptol Syrup, 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.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Valeptol Syrup 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 Valeptol Syrup, 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 Valeptol Syrup 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 Valeptol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Valeptol

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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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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Plot no: 492, Viduthalai Nagar Extension Near JD Mahal, Pallavaram Thuraipakam Road S.Kulathur,Kovilambakkam, Chennai - 600 117
MRP
57.75
100 ml in 1 bottle
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