Dicorate ER 1000 Mg

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Dicorate ER 1000 mg Tablet treats epilepsy and bipolar disorder. It helps to control seizures and stabilize mood. Learn about its uses and benefits.

Pack Size Qty Price Unit Price  
90 Tablet/s
$50.40 $0.56
60 Tablet/s
$36.60 $0.61
30 Tablet/s
$21.60 $0.72
  • Generic Name : Divalproex Sodium
  • Brand Name : Depakote ER
  • Manufacturer Name : Sun Pharma
  • Delivery Days : 10 To 12 Working Days
  • Presentation : Tablet/s (Blister Packing)

What is Dicorate ER 1000 mg?

Dicorate ER 1000mg is a prescription medicine to treat epilepsy disorder. It prevents and controls seizures.

1000mg of Dicorate ER tablet contains Divalproex, which belongs to a class of drugs known as antiepileptic medicines.

Doctors also recommend the Divalproex tablet to prevent migraines. Occasionally, it can be helpful in treating bipolar disorder.

Dicorate ER is also available under the brand name Depakote ER. It can be purchased from licensed pharmacies.

What are the uses of Dicorate ER 1000 mg?

Doctors prescribe Dicorate ER 1000mg for:

  • Treatment of mania and bipolar disorder
  • Treatment of migraine
  • Treatment of complex partial seizures, with or without other seizure types

How does Dicorate ER 1000mg work?

Dicorate ER 1000mg is an antiepileptic medicine that controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of nerve cells in the brain.

How to take Dicorate ER 1000mg?

Take this antiepileptic medication in the dose and duration directed by your doctor. Swallow it with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew, or break it.

Dicorate ER tablets can be used alone or in combination with other medications. You can take it with or without food but simultaneously every day to achieve benefits.

The doctor will decide the dose and how often you need to take Divalproex so that you can control your symptoms.

1000mg of Dicorate ER usually takes a couple of weeks to work effectively. Even if you feel well, continue your treatment for the full prescribed time.

Missing doses of Divalproex tablet can trigger seizures, and if you stop treatment, the condition can get worse. Please do not stop it suddenly.

 What if I miss a dose of Dicorate ER 1000 mg tablet?

If you miss a dose of Dicorate ER 1000mg, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it’s time for the next dose, skip the missed one and get back to your regular schedule. Do not double your dosage.

 What if I use an overdose of Dicorate ER 1000 mg tablet?

If you accidentally take too much Dicorate ER tablet, consult your doctor immediately or visit a nearby hospital.

Some common symptoms of overdose include deep coma, drowsiness, and heart block.

What are the side effects of Dicorate ER 1000mg?

Some common side effects of Dicorate ER 1000mg include:

  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Blurry vision
  • Hair loss
  • Double vision
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Tremor
  • Weight gain

Seek medical help if any of the side effects persist or worsen.

What are the precautions and warnings related to Dicorate ER 1000 mg?

Dicorate ER 1000mg tablet is not prescribed for use in patients suffering from liver disorder, significant liver dysfunction, or urea cycle problems.

Before starting your treatment with Divalproex, inform your doctor about your medical history, especially of:

  • Kidney disorders
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Porphyria

This antiepileptic drug should be used with caution and after a doctor’s recommendation by pregnant and breastfeeding women.

1000mg of Dicorate ER is not prescribed for children aged ten years or below.

Frequently asked questions about Dicorate ER 1000 mg (FAQs)

Can I continue taking my Contraceptive medicine with Dicorate ER 1000mg?

No, Dicorate ER 1000mg can stop your contraceptives from working correctly. During your treatment, make sure to use another form of contraception to prevent unwanted pregnancy.

Can I stop taking Dicorate ER 1000 mg tablet after some time?

Please do not stop taking the Dicorate ER tablet without consulting your doctor because it can lead to a sudden increase in fits. If you have doubts about using this medicine, ask your doctor.

Is Dicorate ER 1000mg a mood stabilizer?

Yes, the Dicorate tablet can sometimes be used as a mood stabilizer. It is given to patients who experience quick changes in their mood. This medication works by calming the hyperactivity of your brain during mood changes.

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