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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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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Depakote: As mood stabilizers & for treating headaches.
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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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Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Multiple purposes: Brand name depakote, generic valproate (divalproex) was introduced as an anticonvulsant. It has other uses. One is as a mood stabilizer in bipolar d ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Divalproex: is used in the treatment of seizures and mood stabilization in bipolar disorders.
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 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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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Discuss: Discuss with the prescribing physician to learn if your reaction is an expected potential side effect or a possible immune mediated "rejection-type" r ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Many: Commonest: weight gain, hair loss, fatigue, loss of balance, fatigue, mental slowing, interaction with multiple drugs. Depending on the indication for ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Depakote: Treats seizures, prevents migraines, & helps stabilize moods in Bipolar disorder.
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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Side effects: Depakote side effects are tremors, increase Weight, leg cramps, ataxia, swelling of face, hair loss, irregular menses in females, rash.

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