About Valance 250 Tablet 15’s
Valance 250 Tablet 15’s belongs to a group of anticonvulsants or anti-epileptics used to treat epilepsy/seizures/fits. Additionally, Valance 250 Tablet 15’s also treats bipolar disorder and prevent symptoms of migraine (like a headache). Epilepsy is a sudden rush of electricity in the brain. In epilepsy, the brain’s electrical rhythms become imbalanced, resulting in recurrent seizures, sometimes leading to the unconscious state.
Valance 250 Tablet 15’s contains Valproic acid, which decreases the excessive and abnormal nerve activity in the brain, thereby controlling seizures and migraine symptoms. Valance 250 Tablet 15’s increases the amount of a chemical substance called GABA, which helps block the nerve transmission across the brain and provides a calming effect. Thus, Valance 250 Tablet 15’s helps treat psychological problems like bipolar disorder associated with mood swings.
You are advised to take Valance 250 Tablet 15’s for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you depending on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience certain common side-effects such as stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, tremors, tiredness, sleepiness, headache, weight gain, and hair loss. Most of these side-effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side-effects persistently.
Please do not stop taking Valance 250 Tablet 15’s without consulting your doctor to avoid worsening of seizures. Do not take Valance 250 Tablet 15’s if you are pregnant as it could cause serious congenital disabilities. If you are of child-bearing age, use effective contraception while taking Valance 250 Tablet 15’s. Consult your doctor before taking Valance 250 Tablet 15’s if you are breastfeeding. Contact your doctor if your child gets her first-period whilst on treatment with Valance 250 Tablet 15’s. Do not drive or operate machinery as Valance 250 Tablet 15’s causes drowsiness and dizziness. Avoid consuming alcohol along with Valance 250 Tablet 15’s as it could lead to increased dizziness and sleepiness. Keep your doctor informed about your health condition and medicines to rule out any side-effects.
Uses of Valance 250 Tablet 15’s
Epilepsy (fits), Bipolar disorder, Migraine
Valance 250 Tablet 15’s contains Valproic acid primarily used as first-line treatment for tonic-clonic seizures, absence seizures, and myoclonic seizures; also effective for partial seizures. It is also used to prevent migraine headaches and bipolar disorders. Valance 250 Tablet 15’s has a broad spectrum of anticonvulsant activity, decreases the excessive and abnormal nerve cells activity in the brain. Valance 250 Tablet 15’s works by increasing the release of GABA (a chemical messenger that acts as a nerve-calming agent) in the brain by acting on GABA receptors, thereby preventing episodes of fits by stabilizing nerve cells’ electrical activity in the brain. Valance 250 Tablet 15’s widely used in pediatric epilepsy because of its acceptable safety profile.
Directions for Use
Valance 250 Tablet 15’s is available in tablets, capsules, syrup, and injection form. Take Valance 250 Tablet 15’s with or without food. Based on your medical condition, your doctor will decide how long you need to take Valance 250 Tablet 15’s.Oral tablet/capsule: Swallow Valance 250 Tablet 15’s a whole with a water glass; do not chew, or break the tablet/capsule.Liquid syrup: Take the prescribed dose/quantity by mouth using the measuring cup provided by the pack; shake the pack well before each use.Injection: A healthcare professional will administer it; do not self-administer.
Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight
Side Effects of Valance 250 Tablet 15’s
- Stomach pain
- Dry mouth
- Blurred vision
- Weight gain
- Hair loss
- Increased appetite
In-Depth Precautions and Warning
If you are known to be allergic to Valance 250 Tablet 15’s or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking Valance 250 Tablet 15’s if you are pregnant, planning for pregnancy or breastfeeding. Using this medicine during pregnancy may cause harm to the unborn baby also affect cognitive ability (reasoning, intelligence, problem-solving) later in your child’s life. Valance 250 Tablet 15’s should be used with caution in children. If you have depression, liver, kidney or pancreas problems, urea cycle disorders, Alpers-Huttenlocher syndrome (a genetic problem), porphyria (a disorder in the formation of red blood pigment) or thrombocytopenia (low levels of platelets), inform your doctor before taking Valance 250 Tablet 15’s. Valance 250 Tablet 15’s causes drowsiness and dizziness, so drive only if you are alert. Avoid consuming alcohol along with Valance 250 Tablet 15’s as it could lead to increased dizziness and sleepiness. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience suicidal tendencies or mood swings. Do not stop using Valance 250 Tablet 15’s without your doctor’s advice. Stopping suddenly may cause a serious, life-threatening type of seizure.
Drug-Drug Interactions: Valance 250 Tablet 15’s may have interaction with pain killers (aspirin), anti-epileptics (phenobarbital, primidone, phenytoin, carbamazepine, rufinamide, topiramate, acetazolamide, lamotrigine, felbamate), blood thinner (warfarin), anti-HIV (zidovudine, lopinavir, ritonavir), anti-depressant (moclobemide, selegiline, linezolid, amitriptyline, sertraline, uetiapine, diazepam, olanzapine), anti-psychotic (quetiapine, olanzapine, risperidone), antibiotics (panipenem, imipenem, meropenem, rifampicin, erythromycin ), antimalarial (mefloquine, chloroquine) medicine used to treat cancer(temozolomide), calcium channel blocker (nimodipine), anaesthetic (propofol), hormone (oestrogen, levonorgestrel), antacid (cimetidine), bile-acid sequestrant (cholestyramine).
Drug-Food Interactions: Avoid alcohol consumption while taking Valance 250 Tablet 15’s as it might cause increased dizziness and sleepiness.
Drug-Disease Interactions: Valance 250 Tablet 15’s may have interactions with disease conditions such as depression, liver disease, urea cycle disorders, suicidal tendency, HIV disease, thrombocytopenia (low levels of platelets).