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Dicorate 250mg Tablet

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
100.60*
MRP 118.35
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Dicorate 250 MG Description

Dicorate Tablet is an antiepileptic medicine. It is used for the treatment of various forms of epilepsy. Epilepsy is a brain-related disorder that can result in abnormal brain activity, uncontrolled

movements, fits, seizures and loss of consciousness. It is also used for the treatment of manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder. Dicorate Tablet contains sodium valproate and valproic acid as the active ingredients. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It can be taken with or without food. Before using this medicine, inform the doctor about your detailed medical history including all the medicines you are currently taking.

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Product Summary

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ContainsDivalproex Sodium(250.0 Mg)
UsesEpilepsy, manic episodes
Side effectsHeadache, tremors of hands and feet, abnormal eye movement
TherapyANTI-EPILEPTIC
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uses

Uses of Dicorate 250 MG

Dicorate Tablet is used in the treatment of various forms of epilepsy and manic episodes assiciated with bipolar disorder.
contraindications

Contraindications of Dicorate 250 MG

  • If you are allergic to Dicorate Tablet or any ingredients present along with it.
  • If you have or had acute or chronic hepatitis or have a family history of severe hepatitis, especially medicine related.
  • If you have a history of liver damage or liver failure.
  • If you have a history of pancreatitis or damage to the pancreas.
  • If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
  • If you have certain disorders that affect metabolism.
  • If you have conditions that affect the processing of urea (metabolic waste) in the body.
  • This medicine is not meant for children below 2 years of age.
sideEffects

Side effects of Dicorate 250 MG

  • Headache
  • Tremors of hands and feet
  • Involuntary eye movement
  • Dizziness
  • Memory impairment
  • Nausea
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Dicorate 250 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Dicorate Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should not take Dicorate Tablet during pregnancy or if you are planning to have a baby. This medicine may cause serious harm to your baby. If you become pregnant while taking this medicine, discontinue the treatment and consult your doctor immediately. Your doctor may switch you to a safer alternative.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I takeDicorate Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Small quantities of this medicine pass into the breast milk and can affect your baby if you are breastfeeding the baby. Thus, it is recommended to consult your doctor if you are consuming this medicine and breastfeeding your baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Dicorate Tablet?
A:
This medicine may make you feel sleepy or confused. Individuals must avoid driving or operating heavy machinery immediately after consuming this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Dicorate Tablet?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine as alcohol can affect the concentration of this medicine in your body and can also affect its desired action.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have or had a liver disease/failure or a recent liver transplant.
  • You are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or a nursing mother.
  • You have any pre-existing medical conditions like pancreas, liver or kidney diseases or any kind of blood-related disorder.
  • You are giving this to children below 3 years.
  • You experience any sudden changes in mood, sad thoughts, changes in thinking and decision making.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Dicorate 250 MG

How Does It Work?

Dicorate Tablet is a combination medicine that acts by increasing the release of certain chemical in the brain that regulates the electrical activity in the brain.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Dicorate 250 MG

  • Dicorate Tablet is to be taken as a whole with an adequate amount of water.
  • This tablet can be taken with or after food.
interactions

Interactions of Dicorate 250 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way Dicorate Tablet works if taken at the same time. Discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you sho...
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  • Especially if you are already taking any other anti-epileptic medicines like phenytoin, anti-migraine medicines, anti-depressants, pain killers, immunomodulatory medicines, contraceptives, etc.
  • Use of medicines like warfarin (blood thinners), zidovudine (used in HIV infection), anti-cancer medicines, selegiline, diazepam, quetiapine (used to treat your mental health), propofol (used for anae...
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  • Concomitant use along with medicines like chloroquine (used in malaria), cimetidine (used in stomach ulcers), rifampicin, meropenem (antibiotics), cholestyramine (used to lower cholesterol) may alter ...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Dicorate 250 MG

  • Store in a cool and dry place away from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly.
dosage

Dosage of Dicorate 250 MG

Overdose

An overdose of this medicine can be very dangerous such as coma, respiratory problem, drop in blood pressure and it should be immediately reported to your treating doctor or nearby hospital. Always ca...
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Missed a Dose

You should never miss a dose of this medicine as it can aggravate your medical condition. Take the missed dose as soon as possible. Never double dose to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What does Dicorate Tablet contain?

A: Dicorate Tablet is a combination medicine and contains a combination of sodium valproate and valproic acid as the active ingredients. Dicorate Tablet is used for the treatment of all types of epilepsy. It is also used for the treatment of manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder.

Q: When should I take this medicine?

A: This medicine is to be taken with or after food as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can I consume alcohol while taking this medicine?

A: Alcohol can affect the way this medicine works, avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine.

Q: Does Dicorate Tablet cause an addiction?

A: No, Dicorate Tablet does not cause addiction. However, it should be taken as per dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not self-medicate as it can lead to severe unwanted effects.
Product Details
Brand
DICORATE
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
07/03/2023
Last Updated on: 19 Jun 2021 | 06:51 PM (IST)
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