Epival 250mg is an antiepileptic drug. It is used for the treatment of certain kinds of seizures (absence and tonic-clonic), migraine headaches and bipolar disorder. Each tablet of Epival 250mg contains the active ingredient Divalproex, which is known as a mood stabiliser.
How effective is Epival 250mg?
Epival 250mg Tablet is a very effective medication for the treatment of epileptic seizures of absence (petit mal) and tonic-clonic type. Its use is also indicated in the prevention of migraine and for the treatment of manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder. Epival 250mg works by stabilising the balance between certain chemical substances present in the brain. Although the exact mechanism of action of Epival 250mg is not known, it is thought to increase the amount of GABA in the brain, a neurotransmitter important for normal nerve communication.
Can I buy Epival 250mg in Pakistan?
You can now buy Epival 250mg Tablets online from Ahmed Medico by simply completing the online ordering process. There is no particular need for you to physically visit a pharmacy or book an appointment with a doctor as you can safely and securely have medicines delivered to your home or another choice of location. If you have any query relating to ordering Epival 250mg Tablets online via our website, feel free to contact us on 03220240637 where a qualified member of the team will be available to assist you.
What dose should I choose?
For the treatment of seizures in adults, the usual dose is 10-15 mg/kg of body weight taken orally in a single dose or divided doses.
For the treatment of manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder in adults, the usual dose is 3 tablets taken orally in divided doses.
For the prevention of migraine headaches in adults, the usual dose is 1 tablet taken orally twice per day for a week.
In children dose is calculated as per the body weight.
If you skip a dose by any chance, take it as soon as you remember. Skip the already missed dose if it’s almost time for the next one. Do not double the dose.
What are the side-effects and other warnings when taking Epival 250mg?
Some common and uncommon side-effects when using Epival 250mg include:
- Hair loss
- Blurred vision
If you experience any side-effects that persist or worsen or any unusual symptoms, contact your doctor immediately.
Notify your doctor about any prescription/non-prescription drugs you may be taking.
If you are pregnant, might become pregnant, or think you may be pregnant or breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed, notify your doctor or a pharmacist at Ahmed Medico before using this drug.