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Valproic acid, divalproex (Depakote, Depakote ER, Depakene, Depacon, Stavzor) is a medication prescribed for the treatment of seizures, bipolar disorder, and prevention of migraine headaches. Side effects, drug interactions, warnings and precautions, pregnancy information, and patient information should be reviewed prior to taking any drug.

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Terms related to valproic acid:

  • Depacon
  • Depakene
  • Depakote
  • Depakote ER
  • divalproex (Valproic Acid)
  • Stavzor