Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Divuna Products

Divuna Products are primarily used for

Epilepsy/Seizures, Prevention of migraine, Bipolar disoder

About Divuna Products

Uses of Divuna Products

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

Divuna Products side effects


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

How Divuna 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 Divuna Products

Frequently asked questions about Divuna Products

Frequently asked questions about Valproic Acid

Q. I have been taking Divuna 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?
Divuna 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 Divuna?
You should not stop taking Divuna 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 Divuna. Is it because of this medicine? What should I do?
Yes, weight gain can occur with the use of Divuna. 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 Divuna?
Yes, Divuna does not have any effect on the working of birth control pills. However, contraceptives (birth control pills) may interfere with the working of Divuna 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 Divuna levels in your blood levels.
Q. Is it safe to take Divuna for long term?
Many patients can safely take Divuna for a long time. Rarely, long-term use of Divuna may weaken your bones, thereby increasing their chances of breaking easily (osteoporosis and osteopenia). If you are taking Divuna for a long time, get regular check ups done for bone health.
Q. I am concerned because I have heard that Divuna causes hair loss. Is it true?
Divuna 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 Divuna. Your hair may regrow after either reducing your dose or switching to a different medicine.

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