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Valpofin Cr 500mg Tab

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By INTRA LIFE PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Sodium Valprorate + Valproicacid
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-EPILEPTIC

Medical Description

Valpofin Cr 500mg Tab 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, uncontr...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Valpofin Cr 500mg Tab

Valpofin Cr 500mg Tab is used in the treatment of various forms of epilepsy and manic episodes assiciated with bipolar disorder.
contraindications

Contraindications of Valpofin Cr 500mg Tab

  • If you are allergic to Valpofin Cr 500mg Tab 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.
sideEffects

Side effects of Valpofin Cr 500mg Tab

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

Precautions and Warnings of Valpofin Cr 500mg Tab

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Valpofin Cr 500mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
You should not take Valpofin Cr 500mg Tab 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I takeValpofin Cr 500mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
Small quantities of this medicine 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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Valpofin Cr 500mg Tab ?
A:
This medicine may make you feel sleepy or confused. Individuals must avoid driving or operating heavy machinery immediately after consuming this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Valpofin Cr 500mg Tab ?
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.
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 are giving this to children below 3 years.
  • You experience any sudden changes in mood, sad thoughts, changes in thinking and decision making.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Valpofin Cr 500mg Tab

How Does It Work?

Valpofin Cr 500mg Tab is a combination medicine that acts by increasing the release of certain chemical in the brain that regulates the electrical activity in the brain.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Valpofin Cr 500mg Tab

  • Valpofin Cr 500mg Tab is to be taken as a whole with an adequate amount of water.
  • This tablet can be taken with or after food.
interactions

Interactions of Valpofin Cr 500mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way Valpofin Cr 500mg Tab 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, anti-depressants, 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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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Valpofin Cr 500mg Tab

  • 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

Dosage of Valpofin Cr 500mg Tab

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. 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 Valpofin Cr 500mg Tab contain?

A: Valpofin Cr 500mg Tab is a combination medicine and contains a combination of sodium valproate and valproic acid as the active ingredients. Valpofin Cr 500mg Tab 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 this medicine?

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 Valpofin Cr 500mg Tab cause an addiction?

A: No, Valpofin Cr 500mg Tab 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.

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ContainsSodium Valprorate,Valproicacid
UsesEpilepsy, manic episodes
Side effectsHeadache, tremors of hands and feet, abnormal eye movement
Last Updated on: 19 Jun 2021 | 06:51 PM (IST)
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