Introduction to Epiford 200mg Tablet CR 10s

It is a control released tablet contains sodium valproate It is a primary medication used to treat bipolar disorder and epilepsy It assists to stabilize mood and control seizures by affecting certain chemicals within brain

How Epiford 200mg Tablet CR 10s Works?

Sodium valproate increase the level of GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid) in the brain. GABA is a neurotransmitter which assists to calm activity of nerve. By increasing the activity of GABA, Sodium valproate decrease occurrence of seizure and assists to stabilize mood swing in bipolar disorders.

How To Use Epiford 200mg Tablet CR 10s

  • • Strictly follow doctor’s instruction
  • • Swallow whole tablet with a glass of water
  • • Can be taken with or without food But with food can reduce stomach upset
  • • Carefully follow dosing schedule
  • • To maintain steady levels of medication in bloodstream strictly follow dosing schedule

Special Precautions About Epiford 200mg Tablet CR 10s

  • • Inform the care professionals if have any medical history of liver disease, metabolic disorders and pancreatitis
  • • Regularly monitor blood cell counts and lever function

Benefits Of Epiford 200mg Tablet CR 10s

  • • Manage migraine headaches
  • • Assists in the treatment of manic episode in bipolar disorders
  • • Prevent various kind of seizures in epilepsy

Side Effects Of Epiford 200mg Tablet CR 10s

  • • Nausea
  • • Vomiting
  • • Tremors
  • • Weight gain
  • • Liver function abnormalities
  • • Pancreatitis

What If I Missed A Dose Of Epiford 200mg Tablet CR 10s

• Take dose as soon as remember. • Skip the dose if next dose time almost approached. • Do not double the dose to manage missed dose.

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Health And Lifestyle

• Follow balance diet and maintain healthy weight. • Manage stress and engage in regular physical activity to assist control seizure activity. • Get plenty of rest and stay hydrated.

Drug Interaction

  • • Phenytoin
  • • Warfarin
  • • Amitriptyline
  • • Erythromycin

DRUG FOOD INTERACTION

  • • Alcohol

Disease Explanation

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Epilepsy is a kind of neurological disorder which is characterized by the recurrent seizures. Seizures is caused by the abnormal electrical activity within brain. Bipolar issue is described as mental health condition which is marked by extreme mood swings, and include emotional lows (disorders) and highs (mania).

Update on: Monday, 10 June, 2024

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Written By:

DRx Amar Pathak