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Torvate 750mg Tablet

By TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
33.80*
MRP 39.76
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Torvate 750 MG Description

Torvate Tablet contains sodium valproate (or Valproic acid) as its active ingredient and is used in dealing with epilepsy (fits). It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in correct doses and

for the exact duration as prescribed. It can be taken with or without food. Pregnant women must not take Torvate Tablet as they may experience side effects like headache, nausea, vomiting, shakiness, sleepiness and skin rashes while on treatment with this Tablet. Most of these are temporary but if you feel the side effects persist or your condition worsens, you should contact your doctor immediately. Before using this medicine, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹33.80
You Save₹5.96 (15% on MRP)
ContainsSodium Valproate(750.0 Mg)
UsesEpilepsy (fits)
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain,
TherapyANTI-EPILEPTIC
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Uses of Torvate 750 MG

For the treatment of epilepsy (fits or seizures).

Contraindications of Torvate 750 MG

  • If you are allergic to Sodium Valproate or any other ingredients of Torvate Tablet.
  • If you or any of your family members have a history of liver problems.
  • If you are suffering from a condition called urea cycle disorder.
  • If you have an autoimmune disorder of the skin called porphyria.
  • If you are suffering from a mitochondrial disorder (a genetic disorder).
  • If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant.

Side effects of Torvate 750 MG

  • Headache, dizziness
  • Nausea, vomiting,
  • Stomach pain, diarrhoea, indigestion
  • Tremor (shakiness)
  • Tiredness, weakness
  • Sleepiness
  • Confusion, aggression, agitation, altered attention
  • Hallucinations, anxiety
  • Weight gain
  • Anaemia
  • Skin rashes, swelling, hair loss
  • Menstrual cramps
  • Double vision
  • Blood disorders like low platelet count

Precautions and Warnings of Torvate 750 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Torvate Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • Torvate Tablet must not be taken during pregnancy as it is unsafe and may cause harm to the unborn baby.
  • If you get pregnant or think you may be pregnant while on treatment with this medicine, immediately contact your doctor.
  • For women of childbearing age, you should discuss with your physician about the importance of birth control methods and potential hazards to the unborn baby as it may cause some serious birth defects.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Torvate Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Sodium Valproate passes into breast milk, thus a decision should be made to either discontinue breastfeeding or treatment with Torvate Tablet after assessing the benefits over risks.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Torvate Tablet?
A:
You should avoid or be cautious while driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery as Torvate Tablet may make you feel dizzy and sleepy.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Torvate Tablet?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking Torvate Tablet, as it may worsen the side effects of this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have suicidal thoughts, unusual changes in your mood or behaviour, worsening depression. Immediately contact your doctor.
  • Your convulsions have worsened.
  • You have diabetes.
  • You have gained a lot of weight.
  • You have problems with your liver or kidneys. You are suffering from problems in the pancreas like swelling or inflammation.
  • You are suffering from a brain disease or any other metabolic condition that is affecting your brain.
  • You suffer from a condition known as urea cycle disorder.
  • You are suffering from a long-term autoimmune disease called systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
  • You suffer from any mitochondrial disorder.
  • You notice any serious allergic reaction or unwanted side effects after taking Torvate Tablet. Please contact your doctor or visit a nearby hospital immediately.

Mode of Action of Torvate 750 MG

How Does It Work?

Fits (or seizures) are caused due to increased, uninterrupted signals or activity in the brain. Sodium Valproate works by aiding this increased activity and restoring certain natural substances in the...
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Directions for Use of Torvate 750 MG

  • Take Torvate Tablet as instructed by your doctor.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Read the instructions on the bottle before usage.
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon or dropper for the exact quantity.
  • It should be taken with or after having your meal.

Interactions of Torvate 750 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Torvate Tablet may interact with other medicines, discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a...
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  • Concomitant use of this Tablet along with medicines like aspirin (pain killers), phenobarbital, carbamazepine (used in fits) may enhance 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 your mental health), propofol (used ...
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  • Concomitant use along with medicines like chloroquine (used in malaria), cimetidine (used in stomach ulcers), ritonavir (used in HIV infection), rifampicin, meropenem (antibiotics), cholestyramine (us...
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Interactions with food items

Torvate Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It should be taken with or after having your meal. It wou...
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Storage and disposal of Torvate 750 MG

  • Torvate Tablet should be stored at room temperature protected from moisture and heat.
  • Keep it out of reach and sight of children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.

Dosage of Torvate 750 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may be a headache, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, muscle weakness, lack of consciousness, breathing problems, fits, confusion, memory loss and unusual behaviour. Seek urgent medical...
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Missed a Dose

In case you have missed any dose of Torvate Tablet, 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 ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Torvate Tablet?

A: Torvate Tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy (fits or seizures).

Q: How much is the dose and duration of Torvate?

A: The dose and duration of Torvate Tablet will depend on your body's response to treatment. Follow your doctor's instructions and do not stop taking this medicine on your own.

Q: What is the content present in Torvate Tablet?

A: The content present in Torvate Tablet is sodium valproate (or Valproic acid) as its active ingredient and is used in dealing with epilepsy (fits).
Product Details
Brand
TORVATE
Expires on or After
01/01/2023
Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2022 | 04:38 PM (IST)

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