Divaa (Divalproex Sodium)
What is Divaa (Divalproex Sodium) used for?
Divaa (Divalproex Sodium) is used to help treat seizures, bipolar disorder and other psychiatric conditions. It is also used to prevent migraine headaches. This drug belongs to a class of medications known as anticonvulsants, which works by increasing the quantity of a certain substance in the brain. This drug is also available in the form of an extended release tablets, Divaa OD (Divalproex Sodium)
How should I use Divaa (Divalproex Sodium)?
Divaa (Divalproex Sodium) comes in the form of enteric coated delayed release tablets, which are normally taken twice or more per day. Consult your physician to determine the correct dosage required for you. Your physician may start you out with a low dosage, which may be gradually increased, however it will not be increased more than once per week.
What are the side effects of Divaa (Divalproex Sodium)?
Some side effects may occur as a result of taking Divaa (Divalproex Sodium) tablets, such as:
Should you notice other more serious side effects such as fever, a severe sore throat, pain in the chest or signs of depression, you should immediately consult your physician.
This medication may cause severe liver problems or birth defects. Discuss the risks of this drug with your physician before taking it.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Divaa (Divalproex Sodium). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.