Divaa OD (Divalproex Sodium)
What is Divaa OD (Divalproex Sodium) used for?
Divaa OD (Divalproex Sodium) is an oral medication prescribed to treat patients suffering from seizure disorders such as epilepsy. It is an anticonvulsant that balances the levels of certain chemicals in the brain to prevent the unusual nerve impulses that cause seizures. This action may also make it useful for treating migraines or manic episodes caused by bipolar disorder. Your physician may prescribe it to treat other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Divaa OD (Divalproex Sodium)?
Divaa OD (Divalproex Sodium) should always be used according to your physician's instructions to get the most effective results from treatment. The typical dosage is one tablet taken once daily, but your individual dosage will be determined by the condition being treated, your current health, and the severity of your symptoms. Swallow the doses whole with a large glass of water and a meal to prevent nausea. Never crush, split, or chew the tablets to avoid destroying or changing the effects of their contents. Ask your pharmacist or physician any questions you have about the medication to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Divaa OD (Divalproex Sodium)?
Side effects associated with the use of Divaa OD (Divalproex Sodium) include:
Serious side effects that may occur during use are disturbed menstrual cycles, unusual changes in mood, tremors, urinary retention, hallucinations, darkened urine, discolored stools, jaundice, or signs of an allergic reaction such as hives, swelling, or difficulty breathing. Immediately inform your physician if you experience any unusual symptoms that are intense or worrying to make sure the correct changes are made to your regimen such as lower doses, reduced application frequency, or emergency medical attention in serious cases.
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 an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.