What is Encorate Chrono 500?

encorate Chrono is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Epilepsy, Alcohol Withdrawal, Mental Illness, Depression Disorders and other conditions.

Encorate Chrono 500 Tablet contains Sodium Valproate, and Valproic Acid as active ingredients.

Encorate Chrono 500 Tablet works by increasing the increased gamma-aminobutyric acid levels in brain; suppressing repetitive neuronal firing through blockage of sodium channels;

Detailed information related to Encorate Chrono 500 Tablet’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Encorate Chrono 500 Tablet Uses

Encorate Chrono 500 Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:

  • Epilepsy
  • Alcohol Withdrawal
  • Mental Illness
  • Depression Disorders

Encorate Chrono 500 Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Encorate Chrono 500 Tablet improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:

  • Increasing the increased gamma-aminobutyric acid levels in brain.
  • Suppressing repetitive neuronal firing through blockage of sodium channels.

Encorate Chrono 500 Tablet – Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Encorate Chrono 500 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.

  • Nighttime Urinary Incontinence
  • Decrease In Number Of White Blood Cells
  • Disorder Which Affects Blood
  • Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • Tremor
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders

Encorate Chrono 500 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.

  • Be careful in patients with liver disease or urea cycle disorder or porphyria
  • Do not take this medication if you are allergic to it

Pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding

Take your doctor’s consultation if you have organic brain disease or severe seizure disorders, HIV or cytomegalovirus infection, renal impairment or systemic lupus erythematosus

Encorate Chrono 500 Tablet – Drug Interactions

If you take other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Encorate Chrono 500 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. Encorate Chrono 500 Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:

  • Aspirin
  • Carbamazepine
  • Cholestyramine
  • Clonazepam
  • Erythromycin
  • Ethosuximide

Encorate Chrono 500 Tablet – Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Encorate Chrono 500 Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Encorate Chrono 500 Tablet should not be taken if you have the following conditions:

  • Allergic reactions
  • Alpers’ disease
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Lactation
  • Liver disease
  • Liver impairment

Encorate Chrono 500 Tablet – Frequently asked Questions

Is Encorate Chrono 500 Tablet safe to consume or apply when pregnant?

Sodium Valproate: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.

Valproic Acid: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.

Is Encorate Chrono 500 Tablet safe while breastfeeding?

Sodium Valproate: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

Valproic Acid: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

Can Encorate Chrono 500 Tablet be used for epilepsy and alcohol withdrawal?

Yes, epilepsy and alcohol withdrawal are among the most common reported uses for Encorate Chrono 500 Tablet. Please do not use Encorate Chrono 500 Tablet for epilepsy and alcohol withdrawal without consulting first with your doctor. The find out what other patients report as common uses for Encorate Chrono 500 Tablet.

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 Encorate Chrono 500 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 Encorate Chrono 500 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.