Dicorate ER 250mg
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|Generic For||Depakote ER|
|Generic Name||Divalproex Sodium|
|Manufacturer||Sun Pharma, India|
Dicorate ER-250 mg is a prescription treatment for seizures. The active ingredient Divalproex sodium effectively treats episodes of bipolar disorder. Your doctor may prescribe it alone or with other drugs to treat complex partial seizures in adults and children ten years of age and older. The medicine is extremely beneficial in treating seizures and manic phase of bipolar disorder. These prolonged release tablets are also used to prevent migraine headaches.
Patients who are hypersensitive to Dicorate ER 250 mg or to any other ingredients in the formulation. Patients should inform their health care professional about all the medications that they are already taking for other health complications. This is because certain drugs may interfere with the effectiveness of your anti-epileptic drug. Medicine especially oral contraceptives reduces the level of Dicorate ER and may affect the mechanism of action of the drug. HIV drugs and medications for tuberculosis have the same effect on Divalproex. In case of kidney and liver problems, your health care professional should conduct a thorough medical check-up.
The common side effects of Dicorate ER 250 mg are thoughts about suicide, depression, anxiety, trouble sleeping, feeling agitated, panic attacks, acting or dangerous impulses, aggressive, and other changes in behaviour or mood. you must pay attention to any changes, especially sudden changes in thoughts, feelings and behaviour. Visit your doctor for regular intervals to take the account of treatment response. Do not stop taking this anticonvulsant drug without talking to your doctor. Sudden discontinuation of antiepileptic drug can cause worsening of seizures. Be sure to discuss about your suicidal thoughts or actions with your doctor.
Be sure to follow your doctor’s directions when it comes to using Dicorate ER 250 mg. Always start a new medicine after consulting a doctor. Speak to your doctor if you have any doubt. The anti-epileptic drug comes in the form of tablets. You can take it before or after consuming food. Usually the dose depends on the condition of the patient and how/she respond to the treatment. Your doctor will advise the right dose for you. It is advisable to drink at least 6 to 8 glasses a day. This helps to prevent kidney diseases.