PRIZM 250mg Tablet 2x10s

 245.00

Sodium Valproate:250mg | Anticonvulsants and Antiepileptics

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Drug Strength: 250mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 2x10s

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Manufactured / Marketed By : Pharmevo Product Form : TabletPack Size : 2x10sIngredients : Sodium Valproate:250mgGeneric Category : Anticonvulsants and Antiepileptics

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How it works

PRIZM 250mg Tablet 2x10s works by binding to the receptors in the brain and inhibits the excitation of brain cells.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for PRIZM 250mg Tablet 2x10s

  • Diarrhea
  • Confusion
  • Muscle pain
  • Headache
  • Unusual tiredness and weakness
  • Sleepiness
  • Anxiety
  • Blurred vision
  • Yellow colored eyes or skin
  • Weight gain
  • Acid or sour stomach
  • Skin rash
  • Forgetfulness
  • Irregular menstrual periods
  • Ear pain rare

Uses of PRIZM 250mg Tablet 2x10s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Epilepsy

    This medicine is used alone or in combination with other medicines for 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

    This medicine is used for the treatment of mania which is a mental disorder characterized by hyperactivity and racing thoughts.

  • Migraine Prophylaxis

    This medicine is used as prophylaxis in migraine headaches characterized by severe headache, eye pain, nausea, and vomiting. It does not relieve headaches that have already begun.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action may vary based on the intended use.

  • Duration of Effect

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body may vary based on the intended use.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of side effects such as dizziness, difficulty in concentration, drowsiness, etc. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women except in life-threatening conditions. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to PRIZM 250mg Tablet 2x10s or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.

  • Active and/or severe liver disease

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with active and/or severe liver diseases.

  • Urea cycle disorders

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with urea cycle disorders (high ammonium levels in the blood) or family history of urea cycle disorder.

  • Mitochondrial disorders

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients and 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 use in pregnant women except in life-threatening conditions. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.

General Warnings
  • Pancreatitis

    This medicine may cause severe pancreatitis which is a serious life-threatening reaction in some patients. Discontinue the medicine if pancreatitis is detected. Report any signs and symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, or acute abdominal pain, etc. to the doctor immediately. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

  • 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.

  • Suicidal ideation

    This medicine may increase the risk of suicidal thoughts. Appropriate dose adjustments should be done in patients with depression or suicidal tendencies.

  • Systemic lupus erythematosus

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus due to the risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

  • Use in elderly population

    This medicine should be used with caution in elderly patients due to the risk of dizziness.

  • Driving and operating machinery

    This medicine may cause symptoms such as weakness, drowsiness, sleepiness, dizziness, etc. in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

  • Impaired kidney function

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of kidney function is recommended during treatment with this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the 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
  • Metoclopramide
  • Warfarin
  • Ethinyl Estradiol
  • Imipenem
Disease interactions
  • This medicine should be used with caution in patients with depression and suicidal thoughts. Frequent monitoring of depression symptoms is necessary. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition. Do not stop the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.

  • This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with liver diseases due to the risk of worsening of the condition. Liver function tests are to be performed before starting the treatment with this medicine. Discontinue the medicine if any abnormality is identified. It is not recommended for use in patients with active and/or severe liver diseases.

General Instructions

Take this medicine exactly as advised by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking this medicine before completion of the course/without consulting your doctor.

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

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One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver PRIZM 250mg Tablet 2x10s. 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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