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Trenton, NJ
A 44-year-old female asked:

I'm having a depakote level done at 9 am tomorrow. when should i take my last dose of depakote tonight?

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Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Depakote levels: Serum valproate levels may be obtained after 3 days of constant dosing, and levels should be drawn 12 hours post - dose, except for the extended - release formulation (depakote® er). Ideally, depakote® er levels should be drawn 18 hours post - dose. .
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