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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
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In brief: 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. .

In brief: 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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