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Torvate Chrono 500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Torvate Chrono 500mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 79.82
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Torvate Chrono 500 MG Description

Torvate Chrono 500 tablet is an antiepileptic medicine. It is used for the management of various forms of epilepsy (fits) in adults and children. Epilepsy is a brain-related disorder that can result

in abnormal brain activity, uncontrolled movements, fits, seizures and loss of consciousness. Torvate Chrono 500 tablet contains a combination of sodium valproate and valproic acid as active ingredients. Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration as directed by the doctor. Do not take more than the recommended dose. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own. Before using Torvate Chrono 500 tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

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Product Summary

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ContainsSodium Valproate(500.0 Mg)
UsesEpilepsy/fits
Side effectsHeadache, tremors, increased weight, nausea
TherapyANTI-EPILEPTIC
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uses

Uses of Torvate Chrono 500 MG

Torvate Chrono 500 tablet is used to manage various forms of epilepsy in adults and children.
contraindications

Contraindications of Torvate Chrono 500 MG

  • If you are allergic to sodium valproate, valproic acid or any ingredients of Torvate Chrono 500 tablet.
  • 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, planning to become pregnant or are a woman capable of having children.
  • If you have certain disorders that affect metabolism.
  • If you have conditions that affect the processing of urea (metabolic waste) in the body.
sideEffects

Side effects of Torvate Chrono 500 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Tremors
  • Headache
  • Increased weight
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Torvate Chrono 500 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Torvate Chrono 500 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should not take Torvate Chrono 500 tablet during pregnancy. If you become pregnant while taking this medicine, consult your doctor immediately. Women capable of having children should use effective methods of birth control during the entire duration of treatment with Torvate Chrono 500.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Torvate Chrono 500 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Torvate Chrono 500 tablet may pass into human breast milk. Thus, your doctor will recommend whether to discontinue breastfeeding or discontinue the medicine based on the risk and benefits.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Torvate Chrono 500 tablet?
A:
Torvate Chrono 500 may cause sleepiness or drowsiness. If you experience any such effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Torvate Chrono 500 tablet?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Torvate Chrono 500 tablet.
otherGeneralWarnings

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 experience any sudden changes in mood, sad thoughts, changes in thinking and decision making.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Torvate Chrono 500 MG

How Does It Work?

  • Torvate Chrono 500 tablet contains a combination of sodium valproate and valproic acid as active ingredients.
  • It works by increasing the release of certain chemicals in the brain that regulates the electrical activity in the brain.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Torvate Chrono 500 MG

  • Torvate Chrono 500 tablet should be taken exactly as recommended by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with sufficient water.
  • Do not crush, break or chew the medicine.
  • Do not consume more than the prescribed dose.
  • Do not discontinue the medicine on your own without consulting your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Torvate Chrono 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way Torvate Chrono 500 tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned surgery...
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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) and cholestyramine (used to lower cholesterol) may alt...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Torvate Chrono 500 MG

  • Store Torvate Chrono 500 tablet in a cool and dry place away from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Torvate Chrono 500 MG

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of Torvate Chrono 500 tablet, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of Torvate Chrono 500 tablet, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for a missed one.

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 Torvate Chrono 500 tablet contain?

A: Torvate Chrono 500 tablet contains a combination of sodium valproate and valproic acid as the active ingredients.

Q: When should I take Torvate Chrono 500?

A: Torvate Chrono 500 tablet should be taken exactly as recommended by your doctor. It can be taken with or after food. However, it is recommended to take this medicine at the same time everyday for optimal benefits.

Q: Can I consume alcohol while taking Torvate Chrono 500?

A: Alcohol can affect the way Torvate Chrono 500 tablet works, hence avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine.

Q: Does Torvate Chrono 500 tablet cause an addiction?

A: No, Torvate Chrono 500 tablet is not known to cause addiction. However, it should be taken as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not self-medicate and do not take more than the recommended dose.

Q: What is Torvate Chrono 500 used for?

A: Torvate Chrono 500 tablet is used to manage various forms of epilepsy in adults and children.

Q: What is epilepsy?

A: Epilepsy is a brain disorder that causes a temporary fault in the brain's electrical activity. This causes people to have seizures and convulsions. Symptoms include muscle tightening, unusual head movements, blank stares, moving of eyes from side to side, numbness and tingling.
Product Details
Brand
TORVATE
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/12/2025
Last Updated on: 31 Oct 2022 | 10:40 AM (IST)

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