Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about DIVASEIZ 500MG
DIVASEIZ 500 Tablet ER is a medicine used to treat epilepsy. It helps prevent and control seizures (fits). It is also used in the prevention of migraines. Occasionally, it may also be used to treat bipolar disorder.
DIVASEIZ 500 Tablet ER may be used alone or in combination with other medicines. The dose and how often you need to take it will be decided by your doctor so that you get the right amount to control your symptoms. You can take this medicine with or without food but take it at the same time each day to get the most benefit.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. DIVASEIZ 500 Tablet ER may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Before using it, tell your doctor if you have ever had heart problems, kidney or liver disease, difficulty urinating, depression, or suicidal thoughts. Many other medicines can interfere with it and some should not be taken together so tell your doctor all the medicines you are taking to make sure it is safe. If you are pregnant, do not start or stop taking this medicine without asking your doctor. Drinking alcohol should be avoided as it can increase some of the side effects and can also increase your risk of seizures. You may need frequent blood tests to help your doctor make sure you are taking the right dose both before you start and while you are using it.
Q. What happens if I stop taking DIVASEIZ 500 Tablet ER?
You should not stop taking DIVASEIZ 500 Tablet ER without consulting your doctor. The dose of DIVASEIZ 500 Tablet ER should be reduced gradually and eventually can be stopped under the supervision of a doctor or specialist. Suddenly stopping the medication may lead to recurrence of symptoms or irritability, anxiety, dizziness and tremors
Q. Is DIVASEIZ 500 Tablet ER a mood stabilizer?
Yes, DIVASEIZ 500 Tablet ER can sometimes be used as a mood stabilizer. It is given in patients who experience rapid changes in their mood. It works by calming the hyperactivity of the brain during mood changes.
Q. Can DIVASEIZ 500 Tablet ER cause weight gain?
Yes, DIVASEIZ 500 Tablet ER may cause weight gain. The gain in weight could be due to an increase in hunger. Keep a check on your diet and exercise regularly to prevent any weight gain. If you are have concerns related to weight gain, consult your doctor.
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