Macorate Cr 500mg Tablet

Macorate Cr 500mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Macorate Cr Tablet is a prescription medication that is used in the treatment of epilepsy (seizures). It can also treat bipolar disorder and prevent migraine symptoms (a severe type of headache). Epil...
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Product Summary

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ContainsMagnesium Valproate(500.0 Mg)
UsesTreatment of Epilepsy/Seizures and manic episodes associated with bipolar disorders; Prevention of migraine headache in adults
Side effectsHeadache, Dizziness, Nausea, Vomiting, Sleepiness, Dry mouth, Tremor
ClassificationANTI-EPILEPTIC
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Uses of Macorate Cr 500 MG

  • As per CDSCO, Macorate Cr Tablet is used for
  • Treatment of Epilepsy/Seizures
  • Treatment of manic episodes associated with bipolar disorders
  • Prevention of migraine headaches in adults

Contraindications of Macorate Cr 500 MG

  • If you are allergic to any component of the Macorate Cr Tablet, i.e., Magnesium Valproate or any of its inactive ingredients
  • If you have a history of depression
  • If you have the mitochondrial disease (POLG gene-related Mitochondrial disorders).
  • If you have a genetic illness such as porphyria
  • If you have liver disease or liver encephalopathy
  • If you have pancreatic inflammation

Side effects of Macorate Cr 500 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Sleepiness
  • Dry mouth
  • Tremor

Precautions and Warnings of Macorate Cr 500 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Macorate Cr Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Macorate Cr Tablet is unsafe during pregnancy and it is contraindicated. It can cause problems for a baby's development, including birth defects and long-term learning difficulties. Pregnant women are advised to consult a doctor before taking this medicine and inform their doctor about their pregnancy or intention to conceive at the time of taking Macorate Cr Tablet.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Macorate Cr Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Macorate Cr Tablet is not recommended during breastfeeding as this medicine may pass into breast milk and increases the risk for valproic acid-induced hepatotoxicity, jaundice, and liver damage. Please consult a doctor if you are breastfeeding before taking Macorate Cr Tablet.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Macorate Cr Tablet ?
A:
Avoid driving after taking Macorate Cr Tablet as it can cause adverse effects like drowsiness, lightheadedness, and blurred vision. These symptoms may impair your ability to drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Macorate Cr Tablet ?
A:
No, avoid consuming alcohol with Macorate Cr Tablet, as it increases the severity of side effects like dizziness, drowsiness, lethargy, blurred vision, liver injury, etc. It can worsen the symptoms you are taking Macorate Cr Tablet.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any allergic reactions after taking the Macorate Cr Tablet
  • You have any self-harming thoughts or suicidal ideation
  • You experience any serious side effects persistently
  • You are an elderly patient over 65 years. These tablets may cause serious adverse effects due to slow metabolism in elderly patients
  • You have a history of mild or severe liver and kidney impairment or liver failure. This medicine may need a dose adjustment
  • You are using oral contraceptives
  • You are using any ayurvedic/herbal medicines, vitamins, and other health supplements

Mode of Action of Macorate Cr 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Macorate Cr Tablet contains Magnesium Valproate-500 mg as its main ingredient. Magnesium Valproate works by increasing the activity of Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), a natural chemical messenger in t...
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Directions for Use of Macorate Cr 500 MG

  • Take the Macorate Cr Tablet as prescribed by the doctor
  • You can take the Macorate Cr Tablet on a regular schedule with or without food or as prescribed, preferably at the same time every day
  • Swallow the tablet orally with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew this medicine
  • Do not take Macorate Cr Tablet with other medications as it may lead to drug interaction
  • Do not exceed the dosage of Macorate Cr Tablet on your own, as it can lead to overdose

Interactions of Macorate Cr 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Tell your doctor about all your prescription and non-prescription medications, ayurvedic products, vitamins, and nutritional supplements you are consuming or plan to take as there is a chance of drug ...
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  • Macorate Cr Tablet interaction with antidepressants like fluoxetine and desipramine can cause increased side effects like dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating
  • Macorate Cr Tablet interaction with antihistamines (allergy medicines), Pain killers, such as morphine, oxycodone, fentanyl, hydrocodone, tramadol, codeine, sleeping pills, etc., can increase drowsine...
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  • Macorate Cr Tablet interaction with malaria medicine such as mefloquine or chloroquine can reduce its effects
  • Macorate Cr Tablet can interact with medicines for preventing blood clots such as warfarin and may lead to bleeding

Interactions with food items

  • You should avoid caffeine-containing diets like tea, coffee, chocolate, etc. They decrease intestinal absorption of Macorate Cr Tablet

Storage and disposal of Macorate Cr 500 MG

Store Macorate Cr Tablet away from sunlight in a cool and dry place. Ensure the medication is away from the reach of children and pet animals. Keep your tablets in their original packing until it is t...
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Dosage of Macorate Cr 500 MG

Overdose

Macorate Cr Tablet overdose can cause symptoms like dizziness, extreme sleepiness, problems with balancing, confusion, difficulty speaking, liver problems, muscle weakness, breathing problems, and los...
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Missed a Dose

If you’ve missed a dose of the Macorate Cr Tablet, take it as you remember. However, If it's already time to take the next scheduled dose, take the next scheduled dose and skip the missed dose. Do not...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Zishan Ahmad

Final year MBBS Student

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Does long-term consumption of Macorate Cr Tablet cause weight gain/weight loss?

A: Long-term consumption of Macorate Cr Tablet is known to cause weight gain in some patients. However, its effects may vary from person to person. If you notice any weight changes, eat healthy foods and exercise regularly.

Q: Does taking Macorate Cr Tablet more than the recommended dose resolve my symptoms quickly?

A: No, do not take Macorate Cr Tablet more than the recommended dose as it may lead to overdose or may worsen your condition. Consult your doctor if you have any questions regarding the doses, and do not increase the dose on your own.

Q: Does consumption of Macorate Cr Tablet lead to dependence?

A: Macorate Cr Tablet is not known to be addictive. However, the dosage and duration should be carefully monitored and should not be taken without consulting a doctor.
Product Details
Brand
MACORATE CR
Country of Origin
India
Last Updated on: 18 Apr 2022 | 05:22 PM (IST)
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