Medicine Overview of Valporil Tablet CR
Valporil 33 mg/145 mg Tablet CR is used in the treatment of epilepsy
Side Effects of Valporil are Nausea, Vomiting, Weight gain, Loss of appetite, Swelling of gums, Headache, Sleepiness, Tremor, Hair loss, Liver injury.
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. Valporil 33 mg/145 mg Tablet CR is to be taken with food.
This will help to avoid stomach upset.
Valporil 33 mg/145 mg 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.
In Depth Information on Valporil Tablet CR
- You have been prescribed Valporil 33 mg/145 mg Tablet CR for treatment and prevention of seizures.
- Take it at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
- Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Valporil 33 mg/145 mg Tablet CR affects you.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Valporil 33 mg/145 mg Tablet CR, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
- Monitor your weight during the treatment as Valporil 33 mg/145 mg Tablet CR can cause weight gain.
- Your doctor may monitor Valporil 33 mg/145 mg 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 Valporil 33 mg/145 mg 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.
Valporil Tablet CR related warnings
Valporil 33 mg/145 mg Tablet CR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Valporil 33 mg/145 mg 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.
Valporil 33 mg/145 mg 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.
Valporil 33 mg/145 mg Tablet CR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Valporil 33 mg/145 mg Tablet CR is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Valporil 33 mg/145 mg 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.
Valporil 33 mg/145 mg Tablet CR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Valporil 33 mg/145 mg Tablet CR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Valporil 33 mg/145 mg Tablet CR is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
Questions Related to Valporil
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
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.
What is the suitable medicine in homeopathy for epilepsy for middle people event hough they are using English medicine like levers xr 750and Valero cr300twice a dsy
Dr. Manju Singh
Dear PATIENT On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic medicine:RECKEWEG R33 - EPILEPSY DROPShttp://www.1mgayush.com/products/R33-EPILEPSY-DROPS/StandardDosage: 3 times daily 15 drops in some water.
Sir i have been taking tegrital 200 for epileptic fits for the last 21 years. I had fits when i was 24 and doctor prescribed 2 tabs of tegrital 200 daily. I started the medicine and it is working fine till date. I havent seen my doctor ever since. Is it safe to take this drug for such a long time?
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Usual treatment duration for epilepsy is for three years, after which medicines are gradually tapered of. Tegrital(carbamazepine) can have ill effect on kidneys. You need regular Kudney Function Test and Complete Blood Counts to monitor any side effect.
Epilepsy patient, taking Zenoxa300mg tab twice a day. I had last attack on 24nov2015. I want to know how long should l take this pill . Can l substitute this with lovax300 or lovax OD300 p/day.pls guide me best. Thnk U.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
u can substitute as LOVAX OD 300 is more cost effective with same SALT,but probably u have to take it for very long time, and decision of stopping should be only taken under consultation of NEUROPHYSICIAN , so kindly consult them
Hi,can u pls tell me abt avena sat? Can i take it for general health improvement and is there any side effect of the same?how long one can take this?
Dr. Faran Siddiqui
AVENA SATIVA Avena sativa Generalities ? Avena Sativa (common oat) improves the nutrition of brain and nervous system. ? It is useful therefore in nervous exhaustion, sexual debility; debility after exhausting diseases. ? Nervous tremors of the aged, paralysis agitans, chorea and epilepsy. ? Inability to keep the mind fixed on any one subject especially when due to masturbation. ? Bad effects of Morphine habit. ? Insomnia. Dose ? Tincture 10 to 30 drops should be given in hot water.
I am suffering from epilepsy. I want to know it's cause treatment precautions and everything related to epilepsy. Also please tell me about the best doctors in India for the treatment of epilepsy.
Dr. Vikas Sharma
cause- many- infection, stroke, traumaprecautions- avoid swimming n adventure sports; take medicine regularlybest doctors- depends on ur residence
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Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Epilepsy requires regular treatment with anticonvulsants like encorate chrono for at least 3 years of seizure free period after which medicines may be tapered off unless seizures reappear. At present, there are no other effective treatment options.
Frequently asked questions about Valporil Tablet CR
Q. Can the use of Valporil cause sleepiness or drowsiness?
Yes, Valporil 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 Valporil?
No, avoid drinking alcohol while taking Valporil. Drinking alcohol will increase the side effects caused by Valporil.
Q. Can Valporil be stopped when epilepsy symptoms are relieved?
No, Valporil should be continued as advised by the doctor. Stopping Valporil suddenly may cause the symptoms to re-appear with increased frequency. If any problems are experienced due to Valporil, consult the doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Will Valporil 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 Valporil?
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.
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