EPIRATE 200mg Tablet 10x10s

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Drug Strength: 200mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 10x10s
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Sodium Valproate:200mg | Anticonvulsants and Antiepileptics

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    Manufactured / Marketed By : Wilsons Product Form : TabletPack Size : 10x10sIngredients : Sodium Valproate:200mgGeneric Category : Anticonvulsants and Antiepileptics

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    How it works

    EPIRATE 200mg Tablet 10x10s works by binding to the receptors in the brain and inhibits the excitation of brain cells.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for EPIRATE 200mg Tablet 10x10s

    • Nausea or Vomiting severe
    • Diarrhea severe
    • Shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet severe
    • Blurred vision severe
    • Dizziness severe
    • Weight gain severe
    • Body pain
    • Skin rash
    • Sneezing
    • Dry or scaly skin

    Uses of EPIRATE 200mg Tablet 10x10s

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Epilepsy

      EPIRATE 200mg Tablet 10x10s 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.

    • Mania

      EPIRATE 200mg Tablet 10x10s is used in the treatment of mania which is a mental disorder characterized by hyperactivity and racing thoughts.Migraine Prophylaxis

    • Migraine Prophylaxis

      EPIRATE 200mg Tablet 10x10s is used as prophylaxis in migraine headaches characterized by severe headache, eye pain, nausea, and vomiting.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 2 hours.

    • Duration of Effect

      The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 hours.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it increases the risk of side effects like dizziness, difficulty in concentration. Do not perform activities that require mental alertness like driving or operating machinery.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit forming tendency has been reported

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is recommended only if clearly needed when no safer alternative is available. Monitoring of undesired effects like discoloration of eyes and skin is necessary.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      Do not take this medicine if you have a known allergy to EPIRATE 200mg Tablet 10x10s

    • Liver disease

      Do not take if you have any liver injury or a family history of liver injury.

    • Do not take if you have any liver injury or a family history of liver injury.

      Do not use in patients with urea cycle disorder (high ammonium levels in the blood) or family history of urea cycle disorder.

    • Mitochondrial disorders

      Do not use in patients and in children who are suspected to have the mitochondrial disorder (POLG e.g Alpers-Huttenlocher Syndrome).

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is recommended only if clearly needed when no safer alternative is available. Monitoring of undesired effects like discoloration of eyes and skin is necessary.

    General Warnings
    • Pancreatitis

      EPIRATE 200mg Tablet 10x10s may cause Pancreatitis which is a serious life-threatening reaction. Discontinue the medicine if Pancreatitis is detected and an alternate medicine should be considered.

    • Bleeding disorder

      Use with caution in patients with the bleeding disorder as it may cause Thrombocytopenia. Make necessary dosage adjustments or discontinue the medicine if this condition is identified.

    • Pediatric use

      EPIRATE 200mg Tablet 10x10s is not recommended in children less than 2 years of age due to the increased risk of liver injury.

    • Impaired liver function

      This medicine is not recommended in patients with liver injury or a family history of liver injury.

    • Impaired kidney function

      Use with caution in the patients with the kidney injury. Suitable dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      If you miss a dose of EPIRATE 200mg Tablet 10x10s 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.

    • Overdose

      Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Lamotrigine severe
    • Metoclopramide moderate
    • Warfarin moderate
    • Ethinyl Estradiol moderate
    • Imipenem severe
    Disease interactions
    • severe

      EPIRATE 200mg Tablet 10x10s should be given with caution in the patients with depression and suicidal thoughts. Frequent monitoring of depression symptoms is necessary. Dose adjustments are to be made based on the outcomes in the patient.

    • severe

      EPIRATE 200mg Tablet 10x10s is not recommended in patients with liver injury or a family history of liver injury. This risk is more in children less than 2 years of age. Liver function tests are to be performed before starting the treatment. Discontinue the medicine if any abnormality is identified.

    General Instructions

    Take EPIRATE 200mg Tablet 10x10s with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor as it may cause seizures.

    Other details

    • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • May cause sleepiness

    References

    Additional Information>

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver EPIRATE 200mg Tablet 10x10s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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