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Provalex Er 750mg Tab

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Medical Description

Provalex Er 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, uncontrolle...
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ContainsValproic Acid / Valproate(750.0 Mg)
UsesEpilepsy, manic episodes
Side effectsHeadache, tremors of hands and feet, abnormal eye movement
ClassificationANTI-EPILEPTIC
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Uses of Provalex Er 750 MG

Provalex Er Tablet is used in the treatment of various forms of epilepsy and manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder.

Contraindications of Provalex Er 750 MG

  • If you are allergic to Provalex Er 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.
  • Provalex Er Tablet is not meant for children below 2 years of age.

Side effects of Provalex Er 750 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Provalex Er 750 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Provalex Er Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should not take Provalex Er Tablet during pregnancy or if you are planning to have a baby. This medicine may cause 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 Provalex Er Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Small quantities of Provalex Er Tablet 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

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Provalex Er Tablet?
A:
Provalex Er Tablet 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 Provalex Er Tablet?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Provalex Er Tablet 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 Provalex Er 750 MG

How Does It Work?

Provalex Er 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.

Directions for Use of Provalex Er 750 MG

  • Provalex Er 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 Provalex Er 750 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way the Provalex Er Tablet works if taken at the same time. Discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, ...
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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 Provalex Er 750 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 of Provalex Er 750 MG

Overdose

An overdose of Provalex Er Tablet should be immediately reported to your treating doctor or nearby hospital. Always carry the package of the tablet along with you for easy assessment of the severity o...
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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 Provalex Er Tablet contain?

A: Provalex Er Tablet is a combination medicine and contains a combination of sodium valproate and valproic acid as the active ingredients. It 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 Provalex Er Tablet?

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 Provalex Er Tablet cause an addiction?

A: No, Provalex Er 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
PROVALEX ER
Expires on or After
24/08/2022
Last Updated on: 19 May 2022 | 05:09 PM (IST)
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