VALPRET 500MG TABLET CR

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Composition for Valpret 500mg Tablet CR

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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Medicine Overview of Valpret Tablet CR

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Uses of Valpret Tablet CR

VALPRET 500MG TABLET CR is used in the treatment of seizures, migraine headaches and mania.
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Side effects of Valpret Tablet CR

Common

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

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How to use Valpret 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. VALPRET 500MG TABLET CR is to be taken with food.

How Valpret Tablet CR works

Valpret 500mg tablet cr 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 Valpret Tablet CR

Expert advice for Valpret Tablet CR

  • Valpret should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Valpret 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 Valpret, 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 VALPRET 500MG TABLET CR
Alcohol
CAUTION
VALPRET 500MG TABLET CR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
VALPRET 500MG TABLET CR is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
VALPRET 500MG TABLET CR is safe to use during lactation. Hu
man 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.
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Driving
VALPRET 500MG TABLET CR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
VALPRET 500MG TABLET CR is probably safe to use in patients
with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of VALPRET 500MG TABLET CR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
VALPRET 500MG TABLET CR should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of VALPRET 500MG TABLET CR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Frisium 5mg Tablet, Zee 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Valpret 500mg Tablet CR

Frequently asked questions for Divalproex

Valpret is an anticonvulsant drug and not antipsychotic
Yes, Depakote is a trade name of product containing the drug Valpret sodium
Valpret 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
Valpret may cause these side effects. However, always consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects.
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