VALEX-CR-300 (Tablets Sodium Valproate 200 mg, Valproic Acid 87 mg)
VALEX-CR-300 is used to treat seizure disorders, mental/mood conditions (such as manic phase of bipolar disorder), and to prevent migraine headaches. It works by restoring the balance of certain natural substances (neurotransmitters) in the brain. Valproic acid in VALEX-CR-300 is used to treat epilepsy and bipolar disorder and to prevent migraine headaches. They are useful for the prevention of seizures in those with absence seizures, partial seizures, and generalized seizures.
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Composition: Sodium Valproate 200 mg, Valproic Acid 87 mg
Dosage: Take as you have been told, even if you are feeling better. Take with or without food or as per physicianâs prescription. Take with food if it causes an upset stomach. Swallow capsule whole. Do not chew, break, or crush.
MRP: 34 per 10 tablets
What is Sodium Valproate in VALEX-CR-300 for?
VALEX-CR-300 is used to stop or control seizures. Sodium valproate in VALEX-CR-300 is used to stop migraine headaches. It is used to treat manic low mood (depression) and it is used to help diabetic nerve pain.
How does VALEX-CR-300 work?
Valproic acid and derivatives help clear thinking. It raises a chemical called gamma-aminobutyric in the brain. This chemical calms the brain. It helps the steady mood.
Common side effects of VALEX-CR-300:
Very rare side effects are feeling lightheaded, sleepy, having blurred eyesight, or a change in thinking clearly, headache and upset stomach or throwing up.
What do I do if I miss a dose?
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
What precautions should I take when taking Sodium Valproate in VALEX-CR-300?
If you have an allergy to valproic acid or any other part of this drug, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough.
When do I need to seek medical help?
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug, these include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Signs of low mood (depression), thoughts of killing yourself, nervousness, emotional ups and downs, thinking that is not normal, anxiety, or lack of interest in life. See more
Can I take Sodium Valproate with other medicines?
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. – Taking them together can cause bad side effects. – Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Are there any food restrictions
How do I store VALEX-CR-300?
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children, medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks. More details