Valvo - CR 300 Tablet


Uses of Valvo Tablet CR

Valvo - CR 300 Tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy.

Valvo Tablet CR side effects

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Weight gain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Swelling of gums
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Tremor
  • Hair loss
  • Liver injury

How to use Valvo 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. Valvo - CR 300 Tablet is to be taken with food.
This will help to avoid stomach upset.

How Valvo Tablet CR works

Valvo - CR 300 Tablet 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.

Valvo Tablet CR related warnings

Valvo - CR 300 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Valvo - CR 300 Tablet 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.
Valvo - CR 300 Tablet 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.
Valvo - CR 300 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Valvo - CR 300 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Valvo - CR 300 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Valvo - CR 300 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Valvo - CR 300 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Valvo - CR 300 Tablet 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.
Valvo - CR 300 Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Valvo - CR 300 Tablet 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 Valvo - CR 300 Tablet affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Valvo - CR 300 Tablet, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Monitor your weight during the treatment as Valvo - CR 300 Tablet can cause weight gain.
  • Your doctor may monitor Valvo - CR 300 Tablet 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 Valvo - CR 300 Tablet 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 Valvo

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: 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 DROPS 3 times daily 15 drops in some water.
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User Feedback


Q. Can the use of Valvo cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Yes, Valvo may make you feel drowsy or sleepy. Avoid driving, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities. Inform your doctor if you experience such an episode while taking this medicine.

Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Valvo?

No, avoid drinking alcohol while taking Valvo. Drinking alcohol will increase the side effects caused by Valvo.

Q. Can Valvo be stopped when epilepsy symptoms are relieved?

No, Valvo should be continued as advised by the doctor. Stopping Valvo suddenly may cause the symptoms to reappear that too with increased frequency. If any problems are experienced due to Valvo, consult the doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dose of Valvo be more effective?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If the recommended doses do not relieve your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Valvo?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions 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 6th Sep 2018.
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