Mania: For the treatment of manic episodes of bipolar disorders.
Other: As an alternative treatment for febrile convulsion & migraine prophylaxis.
Dosage & Administration:
Maintenance dose: Usually 1-2 gm daily (20-30 mg/ kg daily). Children (up to 20 kg):
Initial: 20 mg/ kg daily in divided doses. Dose may be increased in severe cases with proper monitoring of plasma concentration.Children (over 20 kg):Initial: 400mg/ day (irrespective of weight). Dose may be increased by 20-30 mg/ kg if required to achieve control.
Valoate® CR 300 tablet: Box containing 50 tablets in blister pack.
Valoate® CR 500 tablet: Box containing 30 tablets in blister pack.