Sodium Valporate 200mg/5ml

      Sodium Valporate


Sodium valproate is used to treat epilepsy and bipolar disorder. It’s occasionally used to prevent migraine headaches. This medicine is only available on prescription. It comes as capsules, tablets and liquid 

Composition – 

Syrup – 200mg/5ml
 
Class – Anti epileptic Drug

Brand- Valprin


Mechanism Of Action
mechanism of action of valproate is not fully understood, traditionally, its anticonvulsant effect has been attributed to the blockade of voltage-gated sodium channels and increased brain levels of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA).


Dosage
Children – 10-15mg/kg/day (16mg/kg/day  reference DDH) 

                     20mg/kg/day Standard dose as per Doctor 


Used As
Anti epileptic, Status epilepticus


Contraindicated – Pregnancy, Lactation 

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