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Vat 500mg Tablet CR

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Composition for Vat 500mg Tablet CR

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Primary uses of Vat 500mg Tablet CR

Seizures, Migraine, Mania
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Medicine Overview of Vat Tablet CR


Uses of Vat Tablet CR

Vat 500mg Tablet CR is used in the treatment of seizures, migraine and mania.

Vat Tablet CR side effects


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


How to use Vat 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. Vat 500mg Tablet CR is to be taken with food.

How Vat Tablet CR works

Vat 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 Vat Tablet CR

Expert advice for Vat Tablet CR

  • Vat should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Vat 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 Vat, 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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Vat Tablet CR related warnings
Special precautions for Vat Tablet CR
Vat 500mg Tablet CR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Vat 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.
Vat 500mg 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.
Vat 500mg Tablet CR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Vat 500mg Tablet CR is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Vat 500mg Tablet CR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Vat 500mg Tablet CR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Vat 500mg Tablet CR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Vat Tablet CR?uses

If you miss a dose of Vat 500mg Tablet CR, 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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Frequently asked questions about Vat Tablet CR

Frequently asked questions about Divalproex

Vat is an anticonvulsant drug and not antipsychotic
Yes, Depakote is a trade name of product containing the drug Vat sodium
Vat is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by doctor
No, it is not a controlled substance
No, it is not a narcotic
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
Vat may cause these side effects. However, always consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Vat with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Vat with Flurazepam
Medicines with composition Flurazepam: Fluraz, Zomnia
Vat with Midazolam
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee, Benzosed, Megarest, Midzol, Kabizolam, Medistat
Vat with Oxazepam
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam, Anxozap
Vat with Tofisopam
Medicines with composition Tofisopam: Nextril, Toficalm

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