Valparin (Sodium Valproate) - 200mg (10 Tablets)

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  • General Info
  • How To Use
  • Dosage
  • Side effects
  • Precautions

Brand Name : Valparin

Generic Name: Sodium Valproate |

Manufacturer : Sanofi-Aventis

About Valparin:

Valparin (Sodium Valproate) is a drug used to treat a variety of seizure disorders, and when combined with other drugs, this medicine can be used to treat and prevent seizures. It works by preventing rapid and other abnormal signals from being sent to the brain. More precisely, it works on a neurotransmitter, which is a natural chemical found in the brain, called GABA, thereby helping reduce the possibility of one experiencing seizures. Other conditions that can be treated using this medicine include bipolar disorder and migraine.

How to use Valparin

Valparin (Sodium Valproate) come in packages of 10 tablets each, with a single tablet containing 200mg of the active ingredient. The tablets are administered orally with plenty of water. It is very important that you stick to the directions given to you by your doctor to get the desired results. Do not change the form of the tablets by either crushing or dissolving them before consumption.

Valparin Dosage

Before you start taking Valparin (Sodium Valproate), a detailed medical examination carried out by a doctor or a physician will be required to determine the right dosage for your condition. For instance, when treating seizures, the number of their occurrences will be of importance for prescription. Whatever the prescription is given to you, adhere to them to until you finish your dose. Avoid self-medication at all costs. You may be required to visit the doctor regularly to have tests conducted on your liver during medication using this drug.

Valparin Side Effects

Using this medicine to treat seizures and other conditions may lead to experiencing side effects such as loss of hair, enlargement of breasts, strange taste in the mouth, changes in weight, and having a ringing noise in the ears. In case you experience any serious side effect including weak joints, bleeding, bruising, extreme changes in the mood, and having thoughts of harming oneself, it is crucial that you seek immediate medical attention.

Valparin Precautions

Although it occurs in rare cases, severe liver problems are associated with using this drug, and as such, it is prudent to inform your doctor about any suspicious symptoms such as vomiting as well as seeking medication. The same can be said of the damage caused to the pancreas while taking this medicine only that the main symptom is severe stomach pain. You will need to see your doctor immediately.

Emergency medical attention should be sought if you get allergic reactions. The indicators of such reactions to watch out for include hives, skin rashes, swelling of the limbs and face, having trouble swallowing and having trouble breathing. It is essentially important to use Valparin (Sodium Valproate) as directed to you by the doctor. This implies that you do not change the dosage or self-medicate yourself. The dosage given to you will mostly depend on the state of your health, the severity of the condition being treated, and your medical history.

This medication may not be safe for all for all patients. Before using it, it is recommended that you inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, using other medication, have a medical or allergic condition, or whether you are using vitamins, supplements and herbal products.