Valex 500mg Tablet ER

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Composition for Valex 500mg Tablet ER

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₹9.29/Tablet ER
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Medicine Overview of Valex Tablet ER


Uses of Valex Tablet ER

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

Side effects of Valex Tablet ER


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


How to use Valex Tablet ER

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. Valex 500mg Tablet ER is to be taken with food.

How Valex Tablet ER works

Valex 500mg Tablet ER 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 Valex Tablet ER

Expert advice for Valex Tablet ER

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

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Valex Tablet ER

Frequently asked questions about Divalproex

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

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