Valkem-OD 500 Tablet (Divalproex )

$25.00$61.00

$25.00$61.00

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Variation Price Price/Unit Add To Cart
30 Tablet/s $25.00 (0.83/unit) 0.83
60 Tablet/s $44.00 (0.73/unit) 0.73
90 Tablets $61.00 (1.48/unit) 0.68

Additional information

Country of Origin

india

Dosage Form

Tablets

Generic Name

Divalproex

Indication

Epilepsy/Seizures

Packaging

10 tablets in 1 strip

Manufacturer

Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition

Divalproex (500mg)

INTRODUCTION
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Valkem-OD 500 Tablet SR is a medicine used to treat epilepsy. It helps prevent and control seizures (fits). It is also used in the prevention of migraines. Occasionally, it may also be used to treat bipolar disorder.

Valkem-OD 500 Tablet SR may be used alone or in combination with other medicines. The dose and how often you need to take it will be decided by your doctor so that you get the right amount to control your symptoms. You can take this medicine with or without food but take it at the same time each day to get the most benefit.

It usually takes a couple of weeks to work. It is important to take this medicine regularly and for as long as you are advised, even if you feel well. Missing doses may trigger seizures and, if you stop, your condition may get worse. It should never be stopped suddenly.

This medicine’s most common side effects include headache, blurred vision, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, tiredness, and unsteadiness. Most of these are not serious. Keep taking the medicine but talk to your doctor if these side effects bother you or do not go away. However, if you notice a skin rash or redness, tell your doctor straight away. Long-term treatment with this medicine can cause osteoporosis (reduced bone mass) and increase your risk of breaking a bone. Also, Valkem-OD 500 Tablet SR may rarely lead to suicidal thoughts and behaviors. If your mood becomes depressed, tell your doctor.

This medicine may not be suitable for everybody. Before using it, tell your doctor if you have ever had heart problems, kidney or liver disease, difficulty urinating, depression, or suicidal thoughts. Many other medicines can interfere with it and some should not be taken together so tell your doctor all the medicines you are taking to make sure it is safe. If you are pregnant, do not start or stop taking this medicine without asking your doctor. Drinking alcohol should be avoided as it can increase some of the side effects and can also increase your risk of seizures. You may need frequent blood tests to help your doctor make sure you are taking the right dose both before you start and while you are using it.

USES OF VALKEM TABLET SR
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  • Epilepsy/Seizures
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Prevention of Migraine

BENEFITS OF VALKEM TABLET SR
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In Epilepsy/Seizures

Valkem-OD 500 Tablet SR is an anticonvulsant (or anti-epileptic) medicine that works by decreasing the nerve impulses which cause the seizures. By controlling the frequency of seizures, it will help you go about your daily activities with more confidence. It helps reduce symptoms such as confusion, uncontrollable jerking movements, loss of awareness, and fear or anxiety.
This medicine is not associated with any physical or psychological dependence (addiction) but it should not be stopped suddenly. It must be taken regularly as prescribed to be effective. Missing doses may trigger a seizure.

SIDE EFFECTS OF VALKEM TABLET SR
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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Valkem

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision
  • Weakness
  • Abdominal pain
  • Infection
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Sleepiness
  • Hair loss
  • Weight gain
  • Double vision
  • Diarrhea
  • Tremor
  • Weight loss
  • Flu-like symptoms

HOW TO USE VALKEM TABLET SR
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Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Valkem-OD 500 Tablet SR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

HOW VALKEM TABLET SR WORKS
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Valkem-OD 500 Tablet SR is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.
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