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Dicorate Er 500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
154.70*
MRP 182.00
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Dicorate Er 500 MG Description

Dicorate ER 500 tablet is used to treat fits/seizures. It is also used to treat certain symptoms like mood swings and aggressiveness associated with bipolar disorder. It contains divalproex as its ac

tive ingredient. Dicorate ER 500 tablet is also used as a supportive treatment for migraine. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It can be taken with or without food. This medicine should not be used in pregnant women and lactating mothers. Inform your doctor about all the medicines/supplements you are taking and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting Dicorate ER 500 tablet. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹154.70
You Save₹27.30 (15% on MRP)
ContainsDivalproex(500.0 Mg)
UsesEpilepsy, mood disorders
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain
TherapyANTI-EPILEPTIC
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uses

Uses of Dicorate Er 500 MG

  • Dicorate ER 500 tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy (fits or seizures) and manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder.
  • It is also used for the treatment of migraine.
contraindications

Contraindications of Dicorate Er 500 MG

  • If you are allergic to divalproex or any other ingredients of Dicorate ER 500 tablet.
  • If you or any of your family members have a history of liver problems.
  • If you have a condition called urea cycle disorder.
  • If you have an autoimmune disorder of the skin called porphyria.
  • If you have a mitochondrial disorder (a genetic disorder).
  • If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant.
sideEffects

Side effects of Dicorate Er 500 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Dicorate Er 500 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Dicorate ER 500 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Dicorate ER 500 tablet should not be taken during pregnancy unless recommended by the doctor. Women who are capable of becoming pregnant should use effective methods of birth control during treatment with Dicorate ER 500 tablet.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Dicorate ER 500 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Dicorate ER 500 tablet may pass into human breast milk. Dicorate ER 500 tablet should only be used by breastfeeding women if recommended by the doctor
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Dicorate ER 500 tablet?
A:
Dicorate ER 500 tablet may make you feel dizzy and sleepy. If you experience any such effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is suggested to avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Dicorate ER 500 tablet?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking Dicorate ER 500 tablet, as it may worsen the side effects of this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have suicidal thoughts, unusual changes in mood or behaviour, worsening depression after taking this medicine.
  • Your fits/seizures have worsened.
  • You have diabetes.
  • You experience changes in weight after taking Dicorate ER 500 tablet.
  • You have problems with your liver or kidneys.
  • You are suffering from a pancreas problem like swelling or inflammation in the pancreas.
  • You are suffering from a brain disease or any metabolic condition that is affecting your brain.
  • You have a condition known as urea cycle disorder.
  • You have a long-term autoimmune disease called systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
  • You suffer from any mitochondrial disorder.
  • You notice any serious allergic reactions or unwanted side effects after taking this medicine.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Dicorate Er 500 MG

How Does It Work?

  • Dicorate ER 500 tablet increases the levels of a chemical called GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid) in the brain that is required for the nerves to communicate with each other. This reduces the communicat...
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  • This medicine works in mood disorders by stabilizing the levels of chemicals in your brain that affect your mood.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Dicorate Er 500 MG

  • Take Dicorate ER 500 tablet as a whole with sufficient water.
  • Take this medicine exactly as instructed by your doctor.
  • Do not crush, chew, or break the tablet.
  • Do not take more than the prescribed dose.
interactions

Interactions of Dicorate Er 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Dicorate ER 500 tablet works, or Dicorate ER 500 tablet itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines if taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Concomitant use of Dicorate ER 500 tablet along with medicines used for treating pain (aspirin), fits/seizures (phenobarbital, carbamazepine) may increase your chances of having side effects.
  • Use of medicines like warfarin (blood thinners), zidovudine (used in HIV infection), temozolomide (used in cancer), selegiline, diazepam, quetiapine (used to treat mental health disorders), ropofol (u...
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  • Particular care should be taken when using medicines like chloroquine (used in malaria), cimetidine (used in stomach ulcers), ritonavir (used in HIV infection), rifampicin, and meropenem (antibiotics)...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Dicorate Er 500 MG

  • Dicorate ER 500 tablet should be stored at room temperature protected from moisture and heat.
  • Keep out of reach and sight of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Dicorate Er 500 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Dicorate ER 500 tablet include headache, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, muscle weakness, lack of consciousness, breathing problems, fits, and confusion. If you think you have ta...
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Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a double dose to compensate for the...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Dicorate ER 500 tablet?

A: Dicorate ER 500 tablet is used for the treatment of epilepsy (fits or seizures). It is also used to control migraine and some symptoms associated with Bipolar disorder.

Q: Does Dicorate ER 500 tablet cause an addiction?

A: No, Dicorate ER 500 tablet does not cause addiction. However, it should be taken as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not self medicate as it can lead to severe unwanted effects.

Q: How long should I take Dicorate ER 500 tablet for?

A: The dose and duration of Dicorate ER 500 tablet will depend on the response to treatment. Follow your doctor's instructions and do not stop taking this medicine on your own.

Q: Is Dicorate ER 500 tablet a mood stabilizer?

A: Yes, Dicorate ER 500 tablet is a mood stabilizer. It can be used to treat certain symptoms like mood swings and aggressiveness associated with bipolar disorder.

Q: Can I take Dicorate ER 500 tablet two times a day?

A: You should take Dicorate ER 500 tablet in the exact dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take more than the prescribed dose. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own without consulting your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
DICORATE
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/10/2024
Last Updated on: 14 Apr 2022 | 03:15 PM (IST)
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