Diresta

Arinna Lifescience Pvt Ltd

Composition for Diresta Products

Diresta Products are primarily used for

Epilepsy/Seizures, Bipolar disorder, Migraine

About Diresta Products

Uses of Diresta Products

Divalproex is used in the treatment of epilepsy/seizures, Bipolar disorder and migraine.

Diresta Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Diresta are Dizziness, Sleepiness, Tremors, Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Decreased sodium level in blood, Liver injury, Gastrointestinal disturbance, Hypersensitivity, Deafness, Urinary incontinence, Increase in body weight, Pain during periods.

How Diresta Products work

Divalproex 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 Diresta Products

Frequently asked questions about Diresta Products

Frequently asked questions about Divalproex

Q. What happens if I stop taking Diresta OD 500 Tablet ER?
You should not stop taking Diresta OD 500 Tablet ER without consulting your doctor. The dose of Diresta OD 500 Tablet ER should be reduced gradually and eventually can be stopped under the supervision of a doctor or specialist. Suddenly stopping the medication may lead to recurrence of symptoms or irritability, anxiety, dizziness and tremors.
Q. Is Diresta OD 500 Tablet ER a mood stabilizer?
Yes, Diresta OD 500 Tablet ER can sometimes be used as a mood stabilizer. It is given in patients who experience rapid changes in their mood. It works by calming the hyperactivity of the brain during mood changes.
Q. Can Diresta OD 500 Tablet ER cause weight gain?
Yes, Diresta OD 500 Tablet ER may cause weight gain. The gain in weight could be due to an increase in hunger. Keep a check on your diet and exercise regularly to prevent any weight gain. If you are have concerns related to weight gain, consult your doctor.
Q. Does Diresta OD 500 Tablet ER make you sleepy?
Yes, Diresta OD 500 Tablet ER may make you feel sleepy. Avoid driving or other work that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
Q. Does Diresta OD 500 Tablet ER cause hair loss?
Yes, Diresta OD 500 Tablet ER may cause hair loss. However, it is only for a short time and is usually dose related. Please consult your doctor if the hair loss bothers you or persists for a longer duration.
Q. Can Diresta OD 500 Tablet ER damage my liver?
Yes, Diresta OD 500 Tablet ER can cause damage to the liver. The risk is more likely to occur during the first 6 months of starting the treatment with Diresta OD 500 Tablet ER. Symptoms of liver damage may include nausea or vomiting, loss of appetite, stomach pain, dark coloured urine, facial swelling, yellowing of the skin or white of eyes. Therefore, it is important to have liver function tests done before starting the medicine and. Tests should be done periodically during the first 6 months of therapy, especially in those who are likely to be at risk and those with a prior history of liver disease.
Q. Can I take alcohol while I am taking Diresta OD 500 Tablet ER?
Avoid alcohol consumption while you are on treatment with Diresta OD 500 Tablet ER. Taking alcohol with this medicine may make you feel more drowsy, light headed or dizzy.
Q. What are the laboratory tests recommended prior to taking Diresta OD 500 Tablet ER?
The doctor may suggest blood tests before starting the treatment with Diresta OD 500 Tablet ER. The tests may include blood cell count, including platelet count, bleeding time and coagulation tests These tests are also advised to avoid any spontaneous bruising or bleeding. In addition to this, liver function tests are advised before therapy. It is recommended to periodically monitor liver function during the first 6 months of therapy, primarily in those who seem most at risk and those with a prior history of liver disease.
Q. What should be done if I start experiencing abdominal pain, nausea and anorexia?
If you experience acute severe abdominal pain along with nausea and vomiting, it may be due to pancreatitis. Immediately consult your doctor in case you experience these symptoms. Your doctor may get your levels of serum amylase checked. In case the test shows positive results for pancreatitis, the medication should be stopped immediately.
Q. How to check for overdose of Diresta OD 500 Tablet ER?
Overdose of Diresta OD 500 Tablet ER may cause headaches, blurred eyesight due to pupils of the eyes becoming smaller, lack of reflexes, confusion and tiredness. You may also experience weak or “floppy” muscles, fits (seizures), loss of consciousness, behavioral changes and breathing difficulties such as fast breathing, shortness of breath, or chest pain. Immediate medical assistance is required in case of overdose.

Products for Diresta

Diresta OD 500 Tablet ER
strip of 10 tablet er
Arinna Lifescience Pvt Ltd
MRP
165
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Diresta OD 250 Tablet ER
strip of 10 tablet er
Arinna Lifescience Pvt Ltd
MRP
107
ADD TO CART
Diresta 500mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Arinna Lifescience Pvt Ltd
MRP
144.93
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Diresta OD 1000mg Tablet ER
strip of 10 tablet er
Arinna Lifescience Pvt Ltd
MRP
190.33
Not Available
Diresta OD 750mg Tablet ER
strip of 10 tablet er
Arinna Lifescience Pvt Ltd
MRP
173.1
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