When does the medicine Epilim Chrono start working?
It may take a few weeks for Epilim Chrono to work properly, so the child might still have seizures for a while. Continue to give the medicine in the way that you have been told to.
Where should Epilim Chrono medicine be stored?
Keep the medicine in a cupboard, away from reach of heat and direct sunlight. It does not need to be kept in the fridge. Make sure that children cannot see or reach the medication.
Who can and can't take Epilim?
Epilim can be taken by adults and children to treat epilepsy or bipolar disorder. It can be taken by adults (aged 18 and above) to prevent migraine.
How and when to take Epilim?
With "gastro resistant" tablets, the medicine is released as soon as it passes through the stomach. It means the pill gets into body more quickly.
Will the dose with Epilim go up or down?
To prevent the chance of side effects, your doctor will start you off on a low dose of sodium valproate. They will increase it gradually over a few days or weeks.