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What Is Divalproex Prescribed For
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 disorder. Another use is as migraine prophylaxis. Yet another use is (off-label) treatment of neuropathic pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Nephrologist has said my wife has migraine and prescribed Divalproex Sodium ER 500. When to take in morning or evening? She having headache in morning
Doctor prescribed me trifluoperazine 2.5 twice a day today&m already on escitalopram 10mg&divalproex sodium 250mg. He says I have thought disorder.
Psychiatrist prescribed clonazepam, paroxetine, fluoxetine, divalproex sodium and promethazine chlorhydrate. All together! can they really be mixed?
Sister in Emergency!: Call 911. Get sister to emergency room now! the meds all have sedative properties, and can, create heart rhythm disturbances this combination can be lethal especially if she stops breathing or vomits and loses her open breathing tube. Clear it.Her judgment is impaired. Take meds & control. How many she has taken? What about alcohol? Will be hlpful to docs in er. Pls watch breathng. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Discuss: Discuss with the prescribing physician to learn if your reaction is an expected potential side effect or a possible immune mediated "rejection-type" reaction. If there is still question, consultation with an Allergist can help. Unfortunately, the wide range of possible reactions/side effects makes it impossible to comment without more information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 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, platelet counts and obesity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 for patients with bipolar, migraines and seizures are greater than most side effects pts have. I often will use lower doses to keep side effects down and add an additional med such as lithium to boost the benefits. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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