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divalproex medication

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
32 years experience Neurology
VALPORIC ACID: Divalproex, is a seizure medicine, the generic name is valporic acid, it has been in the market as an antiseizure medicine for long time, it is a good ... Read More
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Dr. Wesley Dennis
26 years experience Neurology
Depakote: Divalproex is commonly known as depakote. This a drug used to control seizures, but it is also given to prevent migraines. It can have various side ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and this medication will not affect the test. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detec ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Not big problem: Would suggest contacting the doctor who treats your seizures, and discuss if any need to adjust your dose, but otherwise, would not be too concerned a ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Not a usual side ef: This is not a usual side effect of Depakote. It may be coming from something else.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Depakote: Nope, unless you specifically ask for Depakote level.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
38 years experience Psychiatry
Depakote side effect: Divalproex is metabolized to valproic acid which can cause stomach upset. Higher doses can be associated with weight gain and tremors. The benefits ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Kaplan
11 years experience Psychiatry
No quick fix: Temper is a nonspecific complaint. This could be due to a specific comorbid condition that itself requires further treatment, or part of autistic irri ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Different meds: Each person is different. Chlorpromazine (thorazine) is in a class of antipsychotic medications called neuroleptics. For some people with psychotic d ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
40 years experience Neurology
Depakote: Depakote(dicalproex) is a broad spectrum anti-convulsant for seizure disorders. Psychiatrists use this rx for stabilization of bipolar disorder as wel ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hazlett
53 years experience Psychiatry
Three main ones: It's used treating seizures, in bipolar disorder & treating migraine headaches. The second & third one came long after it's development as a seizure m ... Read More
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