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Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
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Divalproex (Definition)

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 medicine, helps to control almost all types of common seizures, partial, generalized, absence, myoclonic, atonic, ..Etc.It can be used as a mood stabilizer in psychiatric patients. It has adverse effects on the liver, ...Read more


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Does xenical safe with depakote?

Does xenical safe with depakote?

Yes: Depakote should not be taken with food, as food decreases the absorption of the depakote. Xenical should be taken with a meal. There is a strong possibility that xenical will decrease the absorption of Depakote if taken together. Both medications are metabolized in the liver, therefore, close monitoring of liver function is essential. ...Read more

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Is it possible to take adepex and xenical at the same time?

Is it possible to take adepex and xenical at the same time?

Combining meds: Hi leah. Adipex is an appetite suppressant and xenical works by preventing the absorption of fat after it has been eaten. These meds can be safely combined since they do not interact. Follow the directions for both to get the best results. ...Read more

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Can you take xenical and glutathione at the same time?

Drug Interaction: According to epocrates, a medical application, there is no interaction between glutathione and xenical. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take orlistat and ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) at the same time?

Is it okay to  take orlistat and ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) at the same time?

Ask your physician: Posts like this are always challenging to respond to because I do not know you, your medical history, current allergies/list of medications, etc. Please ask your primary care physician this question...It is better for you if you do. ...Read more

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If you take Depakote and feel normal and at peace for the first time ever. Does it prove you have a mood disorder ?

If you take Depakote and feel normal and at peace for the first time ever. Does it prove you have a mood disorder ?

No: No. You would have to have the symptoms of mood disorders. Even people without the criteria of mood disorder feel better on Depakote for some reason. I have a few epilepsy and migraine patients who feel better on it. ...Read more

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Is it safe to be using Depakote and celexa (citalopram) at the same time?

Is it safe to be using Depakote and celexa (citalopram) at the same time?

Depakote: If diagnosis is bipolar disorder, i would use antidepressants cautiously & watch closely for any symptoms of hypomania such as irritability or agitation or restlessness, etc. ...Read more

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How safe is orlistat if taken 3 times a day? What woykd happen if i take it more than 3 times a day?

How safe is orlistat if taken 3 times a day? What woykd happen if i take it more than 3 times a day?

Side effects: Taking more than the recommended dose increase your chance for side effects: flatulence, fecal urgency, anal leakage...there's no need to go above the recommended dosage. ...Read more

Depakote (Definition)

Depakote is the brand name for a medication known as valproic acid. It is most commonly used to treat seizures, though it can also be used as a mood stabilizer in certain psychiatric disorders. It is used to treat multiple seizure types and can be used alone or with other seizure medications if needed. Common side effects include nausea, dizziness, ...Read more