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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  
    ... pain Lamotrigine —for depressive phases of bipolar disorder Valproic acid —for manic phases of bipolar disorder Anticonvulsant Drugs ... disorder Pregabalin 25 mg capsule Lyrica Three $310 Valproic Acid 250 mg capsule GenericThree $41 Manic phase of ...
  4. ... 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 ...
  5. ... 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 ...
  6. 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, ... working normally. Some possible side effects linked with valproic acid/divalproex sodium include: Changes in weight Nausea Stomach ...
  7. 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 ... function. Some common side effects of lamotrigine and valproic acid include: Drowsiness Dizziness Headache Diarrhea Constipation Heartburn Mood ...
  8. 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 ... section in this booklet, "Should young women take valproic acid?" More recently, the anticonvulsant lamotrigine (Lamictal) received FDA ...
  9. 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 ... popular alternative to lithium. However, young women taking valproic acid face special precautions. See the sidebar, "Should young ...
  10. Learning about Spinal Muscular Atrophy From the National Institutes of Health (National Human Genome Research Institute)  
    ... drugs that are currently being investigated include: Butyrates, valproic acid, hydroxyurea, and riluzole. At present gene therapy - replacing ... developing a safe and effective treatment for SMA. Valproic Acid Shows Promise for Treating Spinal Muscular Atrophy [ninds. ...
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