Each enteric coated tablet contains: Divalproex Sodium equivalent to Valproic Acid 250 mg.
Ikalep syrup contains: Divalproex Sodium equivalent to Valproic acid 250 mg/5 mL.
Used for petit mal epilepsy type (absence of simple and complex seizure).
Enhance GABA-suppressing effect of stimulus sensitivity of the nerve cells.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Initial dose 15 mg/kg BW/day. Weekly dose may be increased 5-10 mg/kg BW/day, the recommended maximum dose 60 mg/kg BW/day. When doses exceeding 250 mg/day given in divided dose.
Patients with impaired liver functions.
Patients with hypersensitivity to Divalproex Sodium.
Do not drive a motor-car or operate heavy machinery.
Use with caution in nursing mothers because Divalproex Sodium is excreted through breast milk.
Use with caution in children because it can cause fatal hepatotoxicity.