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      VALPARIN CHRONO 300MG TAB

      Country of origin: INDIA

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      15 Units/pack

      MRP 116.85

      Inclusive of all Taxes

      FLAT 20% OFF On bills above 1000.0
      VALPARIN CHRONO 300MG TAB

      Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet is an anticonvulsant medication that is used to treat all types of epilepsies, a neurological disorder in which there are recurrent episodes of seizures or fits. The tablet can also decrease the symptoms of tiredness, fear or anxiety, difficulty concentrating, feeling irritable, confusion, uncontrollable jerking movements and sleep problems that often come with anxiety disorder. It is also prescribed for migraine treatment. The medicine supresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain. However, the uses mentioned here are not comprehensive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

      Composition

      Composition

      The active ingredient of Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet is Sodium valproate 300MG

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Valparin Chrono tablet works by binding to the receptors and suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain and prevents the spread of electrical signals that cause seizures.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before using Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet:

      • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the tablet
      • Active or history of hepatic dysfunction
      • Porphyria
      • Urea cycle disorders
      • Mitochondrial disorders
      • Pregnancy
      • Caution:
      • Patients with HIV
      • Renal impairment
      • Pancreatitis
      • Bleeding disorders
      • Suicidal ideation
      • Systemic lupus erythematosus
      • Weight gain
      • Depression
      • Lactation
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet. It is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Most of the side effects are generally mild and you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • Diarrhea
      • Nausea or vomiting
      • Blurred vision
      • Dizziness
      • Weight gain
      • Skin rash
      • Body pain
      • Sneezing
      • Dry or scaly skin
      • Urinary incontinence
      • Tremors
      • Hair loss

      Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

      • Hepatotoxicity
      • Stevens-Johnson syndrome
      • Blood dyscrasias
      • Pancreatitis
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Take Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet as instructed by your doctor. Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or crush or chew the tablet.
      Avoid missing or forgetting the dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t swallow two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
      The tablet may be taken with or without food. Side effects such as sleepiness or drowsiness may be reduced if taken immediately after meals. Take the tablet at the same time every day as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.
      Do not use this medicine for durations shorter or longer than suggested by your doctor as it has a potential of becoming habit-forming. Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount suggested.

      Overdosage

      Avoid taking medicine more than the prescribed dosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the tablet, promptly seek medical attention. Depending on the dosage of Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • CNS depression associated with drowsiness
      • Somnolence
      • Heart block
      • Respiratory depression
      • Deep coma
      • Multiple organ failure
      • Death
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      Use this tablet only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dose adjustments or complete avoidance of the Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet may be required in the following conditions:

      Kidney:

      Caution is advised among people with kidney problems. Close monitoring of kidney function and adjustments of dose of the medicine may be needed based on the clinical condition of the patient. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this tablet.

      Liver:

      Extreme caution is advised among people with liver problems. Dose adjustments of the tablet may be needed. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this medicine. However, use of this medicine is not suggested in patients with severe liver diseases. Any symptoms such as nausea, fever, dark urine etc should be reported to your doctor immediately.

      Pregnancy:

      Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet might be risky to use during pregnancy as it is known to cause harm to the fetus. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine. However, in some life-threatening situations, doctors may rarely prescribe if the benefits are more than the potential risks.

      Lactation:

      The medicine is unsafe to use for nursing mothers. Limited human data suggests that the medication may pass into the breastmilk and harm the infant. Consult your doctor immediately if the baby shows signs of increased sleepiness, breathing problems or difficulty in breast feeding.

      Alcohol:

      Consumption of alcohol with Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet is not recommended as it increases side effects such as difficulty in concentrating, dizziness, light headedness. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the tablet should be reported to your doctor immediately.

      Driving:

      The tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness, so do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Food:

      Foods containing caffeine, tea, chocolates should be avoided as they stimulate your brain while this medicine calms the brain.

      Drug Interactions:

      Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you are taking Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet with bupropion, mefloquine, pivmecillinam, carbamazepine, ethosuximide, aspirin, olanzapine, clonazepam, warfarin, zidovudine.

      Precautions
      • Do not use this tablet post the expiry date
      • Do not use this medication for durations longer than suggested by your doctor
      • Store at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius)
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      Category D: There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

      Category X (When used for migraine prophylaxis): Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits


      Drug Composition information
      What is Sodium Valproate for:

      It is used to stop or control seizures. It is used to stop migraine headaches. It is used to treat manic low mood (depression). It is used to treat problems with how one acts. It is used to help diabetic nerve pain.

      How does Sodium Valproate work:

      Valproic acid and derivatives help clear thinking. It raises a chemical called gamma-aminobutyric in the brain. This chemical calms the brain. It helps steady mood.

      How should Sodium Valproate be used:

      Take as you have been told, even if you are feeling better. Take with or without food. Take with food if it causes an upset stomach. Swallow capsule whole. Do not chew, break, or crush. You may sprinkle contents of Depakote® Sprinkle® capsule on soft food or liquid. Do not chew. Take with a full glass of water. There is a liquid (syrup) if you cannot swallow pills. Those who have feeding tubes may also use the liquid. Flush the feeding tube before and after this drug is given. Do not mix with carbonated drinks.

      Common side effects of Sodium Valproate :

      Feeling lightheaded, sleepy, having blurred eyesight, or a change in thinking clearly. Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert or have clear eyesight until you see how this drug affects you. Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over a few minutes when sitting or lying down. Be careful climbing. Headache. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Loose stools (diarrhea). Belly pain. Hair loss. Muscle weakness. Twitching. Not able to sleep.

      What do I do if I miss a dose

      Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.

      What precautions should I take when taking Sodium Valproate :

      If you have an allergy to valproic acid or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have liver disease. If you are pregnant or may be pregnant. If you are breast-feeding.

      When do I need to seek medical help

      If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Signs of low mood (depression), thoughts of killing yourself, nervousness, emotional ups and downs, thinking that is not normal, anxiety, or lack of interest in life. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Very bad belly pain. Not able to eat. Big change in balance. Any bruising or bleeding. Dark urine or yellow skin or eyes. Feeling very tired or weak. If seizures are worse or not the same after starting this drug. For women, if you are pregnant or may be pregnant. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

      Can I take Sodium Valproate with other medicines:

      Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

      Are there any food restrictions

      Avoid Alcohol

      How do I store Sodium Valproate :

      Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

      Pregnancy Category

      Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

      Therapeutic Classification

      Anticonvulsants, Antipsychotics, Antimigraine Preparations


      Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions
      Q1. What is the use of the Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet?

      The tablet is an anticonvulsant medication that is used to treat all types of epilepsies, a neurological disorder in which there are recurrent episodes of seizures or fits. The tablet can also decrease the symptoms of tiredness, fear or anxiety, difficulty concentrating, feeling irritable, confusion, uncontrollable jerking movements and sleep problems that often come with anxiety disorder. It is also prescribed for migraine treatment. The medicine supresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

      Q2. What are the side effects of the Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet?

      The tablet is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include diarrhea, nausea or vomiting, blurred vision, dizziness, weight gain, skin rash, body pains, sneezing, dry or scaly skin, urinary incontinence, tremors, hair loss. Its use may also lead to extreme but uncommon side effects such as hepatotoxicity, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, blood dyscrasias, pancreatitis.

      Q3. Should we take Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet with food or without food?

      The tablet can be taken with or without food. Side effects such as sleepiness or drowsiness may be reduced if taken immediately after meals.

      Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet?

      If you ever had impaired kidney function, sever liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. The medicine is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the tablet, active or history hepatic dysfunction, urea cycle disorders, mitochondrial disorders, porphyria, pregnancy. Caution is advised among patients with HIV, renal impairment, pancreatitis, bleeding disorders, suicidal ideation, systemic lupus erythematosus, weight gain, depression, lactation.

      Q5. Does Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet make you sleepy?

      The tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, difficulty in concentration, fatigue, light headedness, so do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Q6. Is Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet harmful? What does an overdose of Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet lead to?

      The tablet is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to CNS depression associated with drowsiness, somnolence, heart block, respiratory depression, deep coma, multiple organ failure, death.

      Q7. Can I take Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet during pregnancy?

      The tablet might be risky to use during pregnancy as it is known to cause harm to the fetus. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine. However, in some life-threatening situations, doctors may rarely prescribe if the benefits are more than the potential risks.

      Q8. Can Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

      No, do not take the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

      Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet?

      Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it increases side effects such as difficulty in breathing, dizziness, light headedness. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the tablet should be reported to your doctor immediately.

      Q10. How to store Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet?

      Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the tablet according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

      Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet, can I mix it in water and drink it?

      This tablet is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

      Q12. Can we give Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet to children?

      This tablet is not recommended for children below 2 years of age due to potential toxicity and limited safety.

      Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet?

      The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action in the body is 4-5 hours after administration.

      Q14. How long does the effect of Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet last?

      The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is for about 20 hours.

      Q15. Can we take Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet daily? If yes, how many tablets can we take everyday?

      Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is one tablet per day.

      Q16. For how many days should I take the Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet?

      The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. Do not stop taking the medicine before completion of the course or without consulting your doctor as it may increase the seizure frequency. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

      Q17. When should I take Valparin Chrono 300MG tablet?

      Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

      Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

      Seller Information
      Manufactured By

      SANOFI HEALTHCARE INDIA PVT LTD

      l-121, phase iiia , verna industrial estate , verna , goa 403722,

      Packed By

      SANOFI HEALTHCARE INDIA PVT LTD

      l-121, phase iiia , verna industrial estate , verna , goa 403722,

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