Divaa (Divalproex Sodium)
What is Divaa (Divalproex Sodium) used for?
Divaa (Divalproex Sodium) is an oral medication prescribed to treat patients with seizure disorders such as epilepsy. It is an anticonvulsant that operates by balancing the levels of certain chemicals in the brain to prevent irregular nerve impulses that cause seizures. This function may also make it useful for treating manic phases in patients with bipolar disease or migraines. Your physician may prescribe it for other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Divaa (Divalproex Sodium)?
Use Divaa (Divalproex Sodium) according to your physician's instructions to get the safest and most effective resorts from treatment. The normal dosage is one tablet taken once daily, but your individual dosage will depend on the condition being treated, your current health, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a full glass of water and a meal to prevent nausea. Do not split, chew, or crush the tablets prior to use to avoid destroying or altering the effects of their contents. Ask your physician any questions you have about using the medication to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Divaa (Divalproex Sodium)?
Divaa (Divalproex Sodium) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are unusual mood changes, disturbed menstrual cycles, urinary retention, involuntary muscle movements, hallucinations, darkened urine, discolored stools, jaundice, or signs of an allergic reaction (hives, swelling, trouble breathing). Inform your physician about any unusual symptoms that occur to make sure the correct alterations are made to your regimen to prevent further complications.
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 an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.