Valpex 500mg Tablet ER

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Valpex 500mg Tablet ER

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30.02
₹3/Tablet ER
10 tablet er in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Valpex Tablet ER

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Uses of Valpex Tablet ER

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

Common

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

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How to use Valpex 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. Valpex 500mg Tablet ER is to be taken with food.

How Valpex Tablet ER works

Valpex 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 Valpex Tablet ER

Expert advice for Valpex Tablet ER

  • Valpex should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Valpex 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 Valpex, 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Valpex 500mg Tablet ER
Alcohol
CAUTION
Valpex 500mg Tablet ER may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Valpex 500mg Tablet ER 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Valpex 500mg Tablet ER 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.
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Driving
Valpex 500mg Tablet ER may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Valpex 500mg Tablet ER is probably safe to use in patients w
ith kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Valpex 500mg Tablet ER may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Valpex 500mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Valpex 500mg Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Valpex 500mg Tablet ER is not recommended in patients with the severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Siquil 10mg/1ml Injection, Risperdal 2mg Tablet, Risperdal 3 Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Sodium Valproate, 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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