Depakene

Abbott

Composition for Depakene Products

Depakene Products are primarily used for

Epilepsy/Seizures, Prevention of migraine, Bipolar disorder

About Depakene Products

Uses of Depakene Products

Valproic Acid is used for Epilepsy/Seizures, Prevention of migraine and Bipolar disorder.

Depakene Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Depakene are Headache, Dizziness, Blurred vision, Loss of appetite, Nausea, Vomiting, Sleepiness, Hair loss, Weight gain, Tremor, Double vision, Diarrhea, Impaired coordination, Increased appetite, Weakness, Stomach pain.

How Depakene Products work

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

Patient Concerns about Depakene Products

Frequently asked questions about Depakene Products

Frequently asked questions about Valproic Acid

Q. I have been taking DEPAKENE SYRUP for a year, and I did not have any episode of seizure during this time. For how long should I take it to cure my epilepsy completely?
DEPAKENE SYRUP does not cure your condition, it only prevents the seizures from occurring. Therefore, you will have to keep on taking it, maybe for years. Consult your doctor if face any problems while taking this medicine.
Q. What happens if I stop taking DEPAKENE SYRUP?
You should not stop taking DEPAKENE SYRUP suddenly. It should be discontinued gradually. Stopping it suddenly may increase the chances of recurrence of seizures. Always consult your doctor if you feel the need to stop taking this medicine.
Q. I have gained weight after I started using DEPAKENE SYRUP. Is it because of this medicine? What should I do?
Yes, weight gain can occur with the use of DEPAKENE SYRUP. To control your weight, you should have a healthy balanced diet and exercise regularly. Talk to your doctor if you have any other concerns.
Q. Can I take birth control pills while taking DEPAKENE SYRUP?
Yes, DEPAKENE SYRUP does not have any effect on the working of birth control pills. However, contraceptives (birth control pills) may interfere with the working of DEPAKENE SYRUP and seizures may occur. It is important that you inform your doctor that you are using birth control pills. Your doctor will keep a track on your response to the treatment and monitor the DEPAKENE SYRUP levels in your blood levels.
Q. Is it safe to take DEPAKENE SYRUP for long term?
Many patients can safely take DEPAKENE SYRUP for a long time. Rarely, long-term use of DEPAKENE SYRUP may weaken your bones, thereby increasing their chances of breaking easily (osteoporosis and osteopenia). If you are taking DEPAKENE SYRUP for a long time, get regular check ups done for bone health.
Q. I am concerned because I have heard that DEPAKENE SYRUP causes hair loss. Is it true?
DEPAKENE SYRUP may cause thinning of hair, change of hair colour and even hair loss. If you are concerned talk to your doctor if it is possible to reduce the dose of DEPAKENE SYRUP. Your hair may regrow after either reducing your dose or switching to a different medicine.

Products for Depakene

DEPAKENE SYRUP
bottle of 120 ml Syrup
Abbott
MRP
101.47
Not Available

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