Sodium Valproate

Overview

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Primary Characterstics

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Dosage

Sodium Valproate's dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

1 to 2 g1.5 (1.5)12 hourlyPOAs maintenance dose.
1 to 2 g1.5 (1.5)12 hourlyPOAs maintenance dose.
600 mg600 (600)As recommended.POshould be given in two divided doses. Take after food as starting dose. Increase gradually to maintenance dose.

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

20 to 30 mg/kg25 (25)24 hourlyOralMaintenance doses , exceed upto 35mg/kg
0 to 400 mg200 (200)24 hourlyOralinitial daily dose for children weighing more than 20 kg ,should be given in two divided doses
20 to 40 mg/kg30 (30)24 hourlyOralinitial daily dose for children weighing less han 20 kg ,should be given in two divided doses
10 to 30 mg/kg20 (20)As recommended.Slow IVover 3-5 minutes, maximum upto 2.5g,

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

6 to 12 mg/kg9 (9)8 hourlyIntravenous
6 to 12 mg/kg9 (9)8 hourlyOral

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Sodium Valproate

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