Medicine : Valprid Cr(500mg)

Name:Valprid Cr(500mg)
Type:Tablet
Manufacturer:Micro Labs Ltd
Generic Use:Sodium Valproate , Valproic Acid , Divalproex
Composition:Sodium Valproate(500 Mg) , Valproic Acid(217.5 Mg) , Divalproex(500 Mg)
Substitutes:valprid cr(500mg) , valprid cr(500mg) , valprid cr(500mg)


Generic ( Sodium Valproate )



Typical use Of Sodium Valproate :All Forms Of Epilepsy, Generalised Epilepsy With Absence Seizures, Prophylaxis Of Febrile Convulsion, Prophylaxis Of Post Traumatic Epilepsy, Alcohol Withdrawal, Mania, Nelsons Syndrome.
Mechanism of action of Sodium Valproate :Sod Valproate Is An Antiepileptic Which Dissociates To The Valproate Ion In The GI Tract And Increased Brain Levels Of Gamma-aminobutyric Acid (GABA).
Drug Interaction of Sodium Valproate :Sodium Valproate Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Aspirin, Carbamazepine, Erythromycin, Ethosuximide, Fosphenytoin, Lamotrigine, Mefloquine (HCl), Meropenem, Methotrexate, Phenobarbitone, Phenytoin (Na), Primidone, 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 Sodium Valproate :Thrombocytopenia, Pancreatitis, Liver Damage, Extrapyrimidal Symptoms, Hyperammonemia, Weight Gain, Tremor, Hair Loss, GI Disorders, Hematological Disorder, Leucopenia, Bone Marrow Depression, Nocturnal Enuresis.

INTERACTIONS OF SODIUM VALPROATE


How Sodium Valproate 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 Sodium Valproate 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 Sodium Valproate

No Studies Found






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.

INTERACTIONS OF VALPROIC ACID


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






Generic ( Divalproex )



Typical use Of Divalproex :Epilepsy, Migraine
Mechanism of action of Divalproex :Divalproex Sodium Dissociates To The Valproate Ion In The GI Tract And Increases Brain Concentrations Of GABA Which May Also Play An Important Role In The Prevention Of Migraine Attacks.
Drug Interaction of Divalproex : Divalproex Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Mephenytoin. These Interactions Are Sometimes Beneficial And Sometimes May Pose Threats To Life. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Divalproex :Thrombocytopenia, Leucopenia, Bone Marrow Depression, Headache, Weight Gain, Edema.

INTERACTIONS OF DIVALPROEX


How Divalproex 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 Divalproex will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Divalproex

No Studies Found