VALPOEAST SR 20 TAB; valproate sodium, anticonvulsants .
ACTIVE-INGREDIENT OF VALPOEAST SR 20 TAB
each SR film coated tablet contains : sodium valproate 333 mg + va;proic acid 145 mg (eq. to 500 mg of sodium valproate .)
INDICATION OF VALPOEAST SR 20 TAB
treatment of generalized . Partial or other epilepsy , particulary with the following patterns of seizures : absense , myoclonic , tonic – clonic , atonic or mixed . As well , for partial epilepsy : simple or complex and secondary 9eneralized seizures , specific syndromes ( west , lennox – gastaut ) .
DOSAGE OF VALPOEAST SR 20 TAB
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The recommended dose is : –
in children > 20 kg , the usual dosage is about 20-30 mg /kg per day . ( 1-2 tablets daily ) where adequate control is not achieved within this range the dose may be increased to 35 mg/kg body weight per day . In adults , the usual dosage is within the range 20-30 mg/kg per day . (” 2-4 tablets daily ) where adequate control is not achieved within this range the dose may be further increased to 2500 mg per day ( 5 tablets daily ) in elderly , although the pharmacokinetic of significance and dosage should be determined by seizure control . the use of sustained release from (valposest ) allows to give the drug once daily and can be taken twice daily with meals .
OVER-DOSAGE OF VALPOEAST SR 20 TAB
CONTRA-INDICATION OF VALPOEAST SR 20 TAB
active liver disease : personal . Or family history of sere hepatic dysfunction , espicially drug related . Hypersensitivity to sodium valproate – porphyria .
STORAGE OF VALPOEAST SR 20 TAB
stored in a dry place below 30 C .
PACK OF VALPOEAST SR 20 TAB
a carton box containing 1,2,3 ….. Blisters each containing 10 tablets .
VALPOEAST SR 20 TAB MANUFACTURED BY
WESTERN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES .