What is Apo-Divalproex?

Apo-Divalproex Tablet is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Depression Disorders and other conditions.

Apo-Divalproex Tablet contains Valproic Acid as an active ingredient.

Apo-Divalproex Tablet works by suppressing repetitive neuronal firing through blockage of sodium channels.

Detailed information related to Apo-Divalproex Tablet’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Apo-Divalproex Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Apo-Divalproex Tablet improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:

Suppressing repetitive neuronal firing through blockage of sodium channels.

  • Apo-Divalproex Tablet – Composition and Active Ingredients
  • Apo-Divalproex Tabletis composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
  • Valproic Acid (125Mg)

Apo-Divalproex Tablet – Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Apo-Divalproex Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.

  • Extremely Tired
  • Discomfort In The Stomach
  • Hepatotoxicity
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammation Of Liver
  • Hair Loss

Apo-Divalproex Tablet – Precautions & How to Use

Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

  • Do not take this medication if you are allergic to it
  • Pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding

Consumer Reviews – Apo-Divalproex Tablet

The following are the results of on-going survey on TabletWise.com for Apo-Divalproex Tablet. These results only indicate the perceptions of the website users. Please base your medical decisions only on the advice of a doctor or a registered medical professional.

Apo-Divalproex Tablet – Drug Interactions

If you take other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Apo-Divalproex Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Apo-Divalproex Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:

  • Cholestyramine
  • Clonazepam
  • Lofepramine
  • Mephenytoin
  • Phenobarbital sodium
  • Warfarin
  • Apo-Divalproex Tablet – Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Apo-Divalproex Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Apo-Divalproex Tablet should not be taken if you have the following conditions:

  • Allergic reactions
  • Alpers’ disease
  • Liver disease
  • Urea cycle disorder
  • Apo-Divalproex Tablet – Frequently asked Questions

Is Apo-Divalproex Tablet safe to consume or apply when pregnant?

Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.

Is Apo-Divalproex Tablet safe while breastfeeding?

Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when eating Apo-Divalproex Tablet medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if eating the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Apo-Divalproex Tablet. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.

Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?

Most medicines don’t come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government’s categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body’s dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.

Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?

Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

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