Valprol -CR 600 Tablet
The use of Valprol -CR-600 Tablet can be enlisted as follows:
Monotherapy and adjunctive therapy in the treatment of patients with complex partial seizures that occur either in isolation or in association with other types of seizures.
Sole and adjunctive therapy of simple and complex absence seizures.
Adjunctively in patients with multiple seizure types that include absence seizures.
Unlabeled use: Behavior disorders in patients with Alzheimer’s disease.
Valprol -CR-600 Tablet is a drug that aids in the control of seizures in patients who suffer from epilepsy. The drug is an anticonvulsant, and effectively increases a certain type of brain chemical that control some seizures. The drug may also be used to treat other conditions as per the doctor’s guidance.
Valprol -CR-600 Tablet is meant for oral consumption and can be taken before or with a meal. It is generally advised that the drug should not be taken with carbonated drinks, as irritation in the throat may occur. The dosage of the drug is primarily dependent on the patient’s age, health, weight and severity of the condition.
In case you are taking Valprol -CR-600 Tablet to control seizures do not stop it suddenly. It is advised that the drug should be discontinued gradually, so as to prevent any complications. Valprol -CR-600 Tablet use can lead to some side effects which include- dizziness, hair loss, tremor, diarrhea, changed in weight and blurred or double vision. These side effects stop gradually, but in case any of them continue or tend to worsen seek medical help immediately.
A few patients may also experience mood swings and undergo depression resulting in suicidal thoughts. In this case family members should be well aware of such a side effect to take care of the patient. In case of over dosage of the drug seek immediate medical help. Symptoms of over dosage can include coma, irregular heart rate and extreme drowsiness.
In case of adults the doctor may prescribe a dosage ranging from 1000mg to 2000mg on a daily bases. Very low doses of Valprol -CR-600 Tablet are prescribed to children that may vary from 25mg to 30mg. An allergic reaction is very rare to this drug but may occur, resulting in a rash or chest pain along with shortness of breath. Seek medical help in this case.
Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Neurologist before using this medicine.
The most common use of this medication is:
Valprol -CR-600 Tablet is used in the treatment of Epilepsy which is a brain disorder that causes repeated seizures. Uncontrolled jerking movements and loss of consciousness are some of the symptoms of Epilepsy.
Valprol -CR-600 Tablet is used in the treatment of mania which is a mental disorder characterized by hyperactivity and racing thoughts.
Valprol -CR-600 Tablet is used as prophylaxis in migraine headaches characterized by severe headache, eye pain, nausea, and vomiting.
Side effects that can occur because of consuming this medication are:
Nausea Or Vomiting
Shakiness In The Legs, Arms, Hands Or Feet
Dry Or Scaly Skin
Missed Dose instructions
If you miss a dose of Valprol -CR-600 Tablet, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
Valprol -CR-600 Tablet belongs to the class anticonvulsants. it works by increasing the levels of neurotransmitter GABA and inhibits sodium and calcium channels thus it reduces the excitation of the brain cells.