Val 200 mg tablet: Uses, side effects, dosage

Manufacturer: Baroda

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Trade name: Val

Strength: 200 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: Val 200 mg tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy. It is also used in the treatment of mania and migraine headache.

How to use: Val 200 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.

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Date last updated: August 6th, 2016