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    Sodium Valproate

    Information about Sodium Valproate

    Sodium valproate uses

    Sodium Valproate is used in the treatment of seizures, migraine headaches and mania.

    How sodium valproate works

    Sodium valproate is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

    Common side effects of sodium valproate

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

    Available Medicine for Sodium Valproate

    • ₹30 to ₹116
      Sanofi India Ltd
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹28 to ₹114
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      6 variant(s)
    • ₹28 to ₹130
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹21 to ₹65
      Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      5 variant(s)
    • ₹66
      Mankind Pharma Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹134
      Kivi Labs Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹30 to ₹95
      Alkem Laboratories Ltd
      4 variant(s)
    • ₹35 to ₹80
      Theo Pharma Pvt Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹32 to ₹71
      Oxford Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹65
      Numed
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Sodium Valproate

    • Sodium Valproate should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
    • Do not stop using Sodium Valproate 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 Sodium Valproate, 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.


    Content on this page was last updated on 17 August, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)