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    Magnesium Valproate

    Information about Magnesium Valproate

    Magnesium valproate uses

    Magnesium Valproate is used for epilepsy, mania and migraine.

    How magnesium valproate works

    Magnesium valproate controls seizures or fits by suppressing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

    Common side effects of magnesium valproate

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

    Available Medicine for Magnesium Valproate

    • ₹42 to ₹128
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      7 variant(s)
    • ₹41 to ₹92
      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      4 variant(s)
    • ₹67
      D D Pharmaceuticals
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Magnesium Valproate

    • Do not use magnesium valproate in children < 2years of age.
    • Do not drive or use any machinery after taking magnesium valproate as it may cause dizziness.
    • Do not consume alcohol when on treatment with magnesium valproate, as it may worsen its side effects.
    • Do not take if  allergic to magnesium valproate or any of its ingredients.
    • Do not take if suffering with renal disorders, hepatic diseases and cardiac disorders.
    • Not priscribed for Children < 2years of age.
    • Do not take if Pregnant.

    Frequently asked questions for Magnesium Valproate

    Magnesium Valproate

    Q. What is magnesium valproate?
    Magnesium valproate is the magnesium salt of valproic acid which is used in the treatment of fits.

    Content on this page was last updated on 07 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)