Torvate 300 mg tablet: Uses, side effects, dosage

Manufacturer: Torrent

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Trade name: Torvate

Strength: 300 mg

Type: Tablet

Active ingredient: Valproate

Category: Valproate is an anticonvulsant (An antiepileptic medicine).

Pregnancy category: Valproate belongs to US FDA pregnancy category D (Positive evidence of risk).

Uses: Torvate 300 mg tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy. It is also used in the treatment of mania and migraine headache.

How to use: Torvate 300 mg tablet is taken orally with food to avoid stomach upset. Do not stop taking this medication without consulting the doctor. Sudden stop may increase the seizures.

Side Effects: Headache, dizziness, drowsiness, nausea and vomiting, indigestion, blurred vision, change in menstrual periods, stomach pain, ringing in the ears, shakiness.

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Dosage: Start with 600 mg daily and increased to 1000 mg to 2000 mg a day.

Written by: : healthplus24.com team

Date last updated: August 6th, 2016