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Is depakote a mood stabalizer?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Julia Irwin
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Can be...: Depakote is in the class of anticonvulsants medications however in psychiatry it is also considered a mood stabilizer. Uses include the treatment mania, epilepsy, and migraine prophylaxis, .
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Yes it is: a mood stabilizer medication that works in the brain. Depakote is frequently used as a prophylactic agent for migraine, cluster and chronic daily headaches.
Last updated May 18, 2015
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