depakine chrono 500 mg tablets
depakine chrono 500 mg
depakine chrono 500 mg is used to treat seizure disorders, mental/mood conditions (such as manic phase of bipolar disorder), and to prevent migraine headaches. It works by restoring the balance of certain natural substances (neurotransmitters) in the brain.
How to use Depakene
Read the Medication Guide and, if available, the Patient Information Leaflet provided by your pharmacist before you start taking valproic acid and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
The recommended starting daily dose is 750 mg.
How to take this medicine
The tablet is taken orally
Tablets can be divided but should not be chewed or crushed
When dividing the tablet, the tablet half can be stored in the small container placed in the cap
The medicine should be taken 1 or 2 times a day, preferably during meals
Do not break the tablet unless there is a break point.