Medicine : Divaa Od(125tab)

Name:Divaa Od(125tab)
Manufacturer:Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic Use:Valproic Acid
Composition:Valproic Acid(125 Mg)
Substitutes:discern (125mg) , divaa od(125tab)

Generic ( Valproic Acid )

Typical use Of Valproic Acid :Bipolar Disorders, Epilepsy, Seizures, Migraine, Schizophrenia, Status Epilepticus.
Mechanism of action of Valproic Acid :Valproic Acid Binds To And Inhibits GABA Transaminase. The Drug's Anticonvulsant Activity May Be Related To Increased Brain Concentrations Of Gamma-aminobutyric Acid (GABA), An Inhibitory Neurotransmitter In The CNS, By Inhibiting Enzymes That Catabolize GABA Or Block The Reuptake Of GABA Into Glia And Nerve Endings. Valproic Acid May Also Work By Suppressing Repetitive Neuronal Firing Through Inhibition Of Voltage-sensitive Sodium Channels.
Drug Interaction of Valproic Acid :Valproic Acid Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Cholestyramine, Clonazepam, Lofepramine (HCl), Mephenytoin, Phenobarbital Sodium, Warfarin (Na). Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Valproic Acid :Hepatotoxicity, Hepatitis, Tremors, Dizziness, Fatigue, Nausea, Dyspepsia, Weight Gain, Hair Loss.


How Valproic Acid will impact on Pregnancy ?

Experiences Of Drug Use And Evidence From Studies In Pregnant Women Have Shown Risk To Fetus. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Valproic Acid will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Valproic Acid

No Studies Found