Divalpro Xr 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Divalpro Xr 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Divalpro Xr 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Divalpro Xr 250 MG Description

Divalpro XR 250mg tablet is used to treat epilepsy, seizures and migraine. The medication effectively helps in controlling seizures and epilepsy attacks. The dose of the duration of this medicine vari...
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ContainsValproic Acid / Valproate(250.0 Mg)
Usesepilepsy, seizures, migraine
Side effectshair loss, insomnia, suicidal thoughts, dizziness, nausea, weight-loss
ClassificationANTI-EPILEPTIC
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Uses of Divalpro Xr 250 MG

  • Migraine
  • Epilepsy
  • Seizures

Contraindications of Divalpro Xr 250 MG

  • Allergy to valproic acid or any other excipient
  • Urea cycle disorder
  • Severe hepatic dysfunction

Side effects of Divalpro Xr 250 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision
  • Weakness
  • Increased chances of infection
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Weight loss
  • Hair loss
  • Insomnia

Precautions and Warnings of Divalpro Xr 250 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can Divalpro XR 250mg tablet be taken during pregnancy?
A:
Divalpro XR 250mg tablet is unsafe to be used during pregnancy; few human and animal studies have shown risk to the developing baby. Consult your doctor for a risk-benefit assessment.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can we take Divalpro XR 250mg tablet during breastfeeding?
A:
There are studies which show the passing of this medication to the breastmilk. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking this medication.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken a Divalpro XR 250mg tablet?
A:
The medication can cause dizziness; hence do not drive after taking this medication.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol after taking Divalpro XR 250mg tablet?
A:
The medication is strictly contraindicated with alcohol as it can cause extreme drowsiness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from asthma or COPD
  • You are suffering from type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • You have heart disease
  • You have a liver or kidney dysfunction
  • You are allergic to the active ingredient or any other excipient
  • You are taking other prescription, non-prescription medications, vitamins, or minerals

Mode of Action of Divalpro Xr 250 MG

How Does It Work?

Divalpro XR 250mg tablet contains Divalproex, a salt form of valproic acid. The medication, after administration, breaks down into valproic acid. Valproic acid acts on the GABA levels in the central ...
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Directions for Use of Divalpro Xr 250 MG

  • Take this medication in the dose and for the duration as advised by your doctor
  • Do not chew, crush or break the tablet in half
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water
  • Take it with or without food as advised by your doctor

Interactions of Divalpro Xr 250 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Drugs like phenytoin, carbamazepine, and phenobarbital increase the clearance of valproic acid
  • Aspirin, when used with valproic acid, can reduce the metabolism of valproic acid
  • Carbapenem antibiotics significantly reduce the concentrations of valproic acid
  • Cholestyramine, when administered with valproic acid, can decrease the plasma levels of valproic acid
  • Felbamate can increase the concentration of valproic acid
  • Rifampin can increase the plasma concentration of valproic acid
  • The level of carbamazepine can be decreased when administered with valproic acid
  • Plasma concentration of clonazepam can be decreased when used along with valproic acid
  • The levels of lamotrigine can be reduced in the body when used with valproic acid
  • Valproic acid displaces the phenytoin plasma albumin binding capacity and decreases the metabolism

Storage and disposal of Divalpro Xr 250 MG

  • Store in a cool and dry place at a temperature below 25°C
  • Protect the medication from light and moisture
  • Keep away from children and pets
  • Do not flush the expired or unused tablets or throw them in household waste
  • Talk to your pharmacist about safe ways of discarding the medication

Dosage of Divalpro Xr 250 MG

Overdose

Overdose can result in severe fatal effects like central nervous system depression, respiratory depression, and loss of consciousness. Report to your doctor immediately as gastric lavage and other sym...
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Missed a Dose

If the dose is missed, the medication should be taken as soon as possible. Make sure you keep the proper time interval between two doses. If the time interval is near the second dose, skip the previou...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What precautions do I have to take when using Divalpro XR 250mg tablet?

A: Make sure you take the correct dose at the right time. If you are experiencing any swelling, abdominal pain and discomfort after taking this medication, report to your doctor immediately.

Q: Can the elderly take Divalpro XR 250mg tablet?

A: Yes, this medication can be given to elderly people who are not suffering from hepatic dysfunction or have a history of kidney or liver impairment. However, the medicine has to be provided in low doses to the elderly.

Q: Are there withdrawal effects with Divalpro XR 250mg tablet?

A: Yes, if you stop this medication abruptly, it can show withdrawal effects. In addition, the risk of bleeding, bruising and homeostasis disorder are increased with the withdrawal of this medicine.

Q: Can Divalpro XR 250mg tablet cause hair loss?

A: It can cause temporary hair loss and weight loss as a side effect. It is advisable to keep a healthy diet and consult a doctor for treatment.
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Last Updated on: 01 Jun 2022 | 02:51 PM (IST)

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