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Encorate Chrono 500mg Tablet
Encorate Chrono 500mg Tablet

Encorate Chrono 500mg Tablet

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 121.15
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Encorate Chrono 500mg Tablet Description

Encorate Chrono 500 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, un

ontrolled movements, fits, seizures and loss of consciousness. It is also used for the treatment of manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder. Encorate Chrono 500 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.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹102.98
You Save₹18.17 (15% on MRP)
ContainsSodium Valproate(33.0 M) + Valproic Acid / Valproate(45.0 M)
UsesEpilepsy, manic episodes
Side effectsHeadache, tremors of hands and feet, abnormal eye movement
TherapyANTI-EPILEPTIC
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Uses of Encorate Chrono 500mg Tablet

Encorate Chrono 500 tablet is used in the treatment of various forms of epilepsy and manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder.

Contraindications of Encorate Chrono 500mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to Encorate Chrono 500 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.

Side effects of Encorate Chrono 500mg Tablet

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

Precautions and Warnings of Encorate Chrono 500mg Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Encorate Chrono 500 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should not take the Encorate Chrono 500 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.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Encorate Chrono 500 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Small quantities of this medicine pass into the breastmilk 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

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Encorate Chrono 500 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

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Encorate Chrono 500 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.

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.

Mode of Action of Encorate Chrono 500mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Encorate Chrono 500 tablet is a combination medicine that acts by increasing the release of certain chemical in the brain that regulates electrical activity in the brain.

Directions for Use of Encorate Chrono 500mg Tablet

  • Encorate Chrono 500 tablet is to be taken as a whole with an adequate amount of water.
  • This tablet can be taken with or after food.

Interactions of Encorate Chrono 500mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way the Encorate Chrono 500 tablet works if taken at the same time. Discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking...
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  • Especially, if you are already taking any other anti-epileptic medicines like phenytoin, anti-migraine medicines, antidepressants, 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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Storage and disposal of Encorate Chrono 500mg Tablet

  • 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 of Encorate Chrono 500mg Tablet

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. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Encorate Chrono 500?

A: Encorate Chrono 500 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. It controls the abnormal activity of the brain, relaxes the nerves and hence, prevents seizures or fits.

Q: When should I take this medicine?

A: This medicine is to be taken with or after food as prescribed by your doctor, but it's best to do the same each time.

Q: Does Encorate Chrono 500 tablet cause an addiction?

A: No, the Encorate Chrono 500 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.

Q: What is the difference between Encorate and Encorate chrono?

A: Encorate contains sodium valproate while Encorate chrono contains sodium valproate and valproic acid, as its active ingredients.
Product Details
Brand
ENCORATE CHRONO
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/06/2024
Last Updated on: 24 Nov 2021 | 10:17 AM (IST)

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