Precautions/Side Effects For Depakote ER
Depakote ER (Divalproex sodium) can cause fatal liver failure in rare cases (children in the age group of 2 years and younger are especially prone to this attack). You should consult a doctor immediately if, on taking brand or generic Depakote ER, you experience nausea, stomach pain, vomiting, appetite loss, dark urine, low fever, jaundice or stools that is clay-colored. All these symptoms can be initial indications of liver damage. These symptoms can also be initial indications of pancreatitis.
Before taking Divalproex sodium, you should consult your doctor if you are pregnant or are planning to get pregnant as brand or generic Depakote ER can cause birth abnormalities. Some regulatory authorities have categorized this medicine as type D medicine. This medicine cause serious harm to an unborn child. Depakote ER can pass into the breast milk and cause harm to a nursing baby. Therefore, do not take this medicine before consulting a doctor if you are breast-feeding your child. Side effects of taking this medicine include mood or behavioral changes, anxiety, depression, feeling of agitation, hostility, restlessness or hyper activeness (physically or mentally).
Depakote ER Dosage
Depakote ER should be taken orally once-a-day. The tablet should be taken completely and should not be chewed or crushed. Initial recommended dosage of Depakote ER is 25 mg/kg/day which should be taken once every day. This dosage should then be increased as fast as possible in order to arrive at the lowest therapeutic dose that will produce the desired range of plasma concentrations or desired clinical effect. Dosage in individuals should not cross 60mg/kg/day. Check with your doctor for the exact dosage information before you start using this medicine.
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