Valparin Chrono 500 Tablet CR


Overview

Uses of Valparin Chrono Tablet CR
Valparin Chrono 500 Tablet CR is used in the treatment of epilepsy.
Valparin 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 Valparin 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. Valparin Chrono 500 Tablet CR is to be taken with food.
This will help to avoid stomach upset.
How Valparin Chrono Tablet CR works
Valparin Chrono 500 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.
Valparin Chrono Tablet CR related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Valparin Chrono 500 Tablet CR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Valparin Chrono 500 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
Valparin Chrono 500 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
Valparin Chrono 500 Tablet CR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Valparin Chrono 500 Tablet CR is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Valparin Chrono 500 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
Valparin Chrono 500 Tablet CR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Valparin Chrono 500 Tablet CR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Valparin Chrono 500 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.
Valparin Chrono 500 Tablet CR
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Valparin Chrono 500 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 Valparin Chrono 500 Tablet CR affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Valparin Chrono 500 Tablet CR, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Monitor your weight during the treatment as Valparin Chrono 500 Tablet CR can cause weight gain.
  • Your doctor may monitor Valparin Chrono 500 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 Valparin Chrono 500 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 Valparin Chrono

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IAM A FITS PATIENT LAST 8 YEARS I WAS USING VOLPRIN CROMO 500 & OXRING 450,BUT DUE TO MY FINANCIAL PROBLEMS I HAVE CHANGED MY TABLET VOLPRIN CRONO TO TORVATE CRONO. IAM FEELING LIKE WOMIT SENSASION AND HAVING DIGINESS A LOT.R BOTH THE TABLETS VOLPRIN AND TORVATE SAME OR HAVE DIFFERENCE.PLZ HELP ME.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Torvate may have a different form of Sodium valproate as compared to valparin chrono. If problem is not too severe, continue it for a few weeks and take an antacid like pan d in the morning to take care of symptoms.
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.
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Valparin Chrono cause sleepiness or drowsiness?
Yes, Valparin Chrono may make you feel drowsy or sleepy. Do not drive, operate machinery, work at heights, or take part in potentially dangerous activities. Inform your doctor if you experience such an episode while you are taking this medicine.
Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Valparin Chrono?
No, avoid drinking alcohol while taking Valparin Chrono. Drinking alcohol will increase the side effects caused by Valparin Chrono.
Q. Can Valparin Chrono be stopped when epilepsy symptoms are relieved?
No, Valparin Chrono should be continued as advised by the doctor. Stopping Valparin Chrono suddenly may cause the symptoms to re-appear with increased frequency. If any problems are experienced due to Valparin Chrono, consult the doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Will Valparin Chrono be more effective if taken in more than recommended dose?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, side effects it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If you do not find any relief in your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms while you are taking this medicine in the recommended doses, please consult your doctor.
Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Valparin Chrono?
Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 7th May 2018.
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