Divaa OD (Divalproex Sodium)
What is Divaa OD (Divalproex Sodium) used for?
Divaa OD (Divalproex Sodium) is an extended release form of Divaa (Divalproex Sodium). It has many uses, such as treating bipolar disorder, seizures and preventing migraine headaches. This drug is a type of anticonvulsant, and it works by restoring the balance of neurotransmitters in the brain.
How should I use Divaa OD (Divalproex Sodium)?
Divaa OD (Divalproex Sodium) extended release tablets should be taken orally. These tablets are usually taken once per day, however all patients must consult their physician before taking this drug so that they can be instructed on the correct dosage required to treat their condition. You should note that your physician may prescribe a low dosage to begin with, which might then be increased gradually, not more than once per week. Always follow the instructions of your physician.
What are the side effects of Divaa OD (Divalproex Sodium)?
When taking Divaa OD (Divalproex Sodium), some patients may experience some side effects, such as:
You should immediately consult your physician if you notice any other more serious side effects, such as depression, a sore throat that does not go away, or pains in the chest.
Patients should note that this drug may cause severe liver problems or birth defects. You should discuss the use of this drug and whether or not it is suitable for you with your physician before you take it.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Divaa OD (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.