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i hav problem of epilepsy since last 10 years, i m using divalproex sodium 500 mg 2 times . first 8 years i had used with 250 in 2 times but i still?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Therapeutic levels: Divalproex dose is correlated with effect, i, e., sz control, and appropriate blood levels. You may have weighed less 10-12 years ago, and now require a higher dose to control your szs. Not clear whether this dose works well, controls your problem, or causes side effects. Best to get updated with your neurologist.

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