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  1. Valproic acid is used alone or with other medications to treat certain types of seizures. Valproic acid is also used to treat mania (episodes of ... not to relieve headaches that have already begun. Valproic acid is in a class of medications called anticonvulsants. ...
  2. Valproic Acid and Pregnancy (Organization of Teratology Information Specialists) - PDF  
    ... or visit us online at: www.OTISpregnancy.org . Valproic acid and Pregnancy In every pregnancy, a woman starts ... advice from your health care professional. What is valproic acid? Valproic acid is a medication commonly used to ...
  3. Anticonvulsants Drugs (Consumers Union of U.S.) - PDF  
    ... manic phases of bipolar disorder and nerve pain Divalproex —for manic phases of bipolar disorder Gabapentin —for ... pain Lamotrigine —for depressive phases of bipolar disorder Valproic acid —for manic phases of bipolar disorder Anticonvulsant Drugs ...
  4. Mental Health Medications From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Mental Health)  
    ... anticonvulsant commonly used as a mood stabilizer is valproic acid, also called divalproex sodium (Depakote). For some people, it may work ... working normally. Some possible side effects linked with valproic acid/divalproex sodium include: Changes in weight Nausea Stomach ...
  5. Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Mental Health)  
    ... better than lithium. Examples of anticonvulsant medications include valproic acid or divalproex sodium (Depakote) and lamotrigine (Lamictal). What are the ...
  6. ... one of 3 common medications: ethosuximide, lamotrigine, or valproic acid. Each child was randomly assigned to one of ... can affect attention. Of the 3 medications examined, valproic acid was the worst. A total of 49% of ...
  7. Bipolar Disorder From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Mental Health)  
    ... preventing the recurrence of manic and depressive episodes. Valproic acid or divalproex sodium (Depakote), approved by the FDA in 1995 ... section in this booklet, "Should young women take valproic acid?" More recently, the anticonvulsant lamotrigine (Lamictal) received FDA ...
  8. Bipolar Disorder in Adults From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Mental Health)  
    ... control moods. Anticonvulsants used as mood stabilizers include: Valproic acid or divalproex sodium (Depakote), approved by the FDA in 1995 ... popular alternative to lithium. However, young women taking valproic acid face special precautions. See the sidebar, "Should young ...
  9. ... Guard Against Some Cancers Study found use of valproic acid linked to 34 percent lower risk of head, ... head and neck cancers, a new study suggests. Valproic acid (Depakote) is prescribed to prevent seizures and also ...
  10. Index to Drug-Specific Information (Food and Drug Administration)  
    ... Deferasirox Definity (perflutren lipid microspheres) Depacon (valproate) Depakene (valproic acid) Depakote (divalproex sodium) Desmopressin Desoxyn (methamphetamine) Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine ...
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