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A combination of the drugs valproate and valproic acid, used primarily to treat mania in bipolar disorder and seizures.

[di- + valpro- (from valproate valproic acid) + -ex, arbitrary suff.]
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Tenders invited for Divalproex sodium solution 500 mg / 5 ml, bottle of 100 ml.
According to the company, Seroquel XR is a once-daily tablet indicated for the treatment of schizophrenia, acute depressive episodes in bipolar disorder, acute manic or mixed episodes in bipolar disorder alone or with lithium or divalproex, as well as an adjunctive therapy to antidepressants for patients with major depressive disorder (MDD).
When informed that her lithium and divalproex levels are subtherapeutic, Ms.
22) For relapse prevention, lithium monotherapy has been reported to be superior to divalproex monotherapy.
For mania/hypomania, the algorithm recommends carbamazepine or divalproex, or an atypical antipsychotic.
Divalproex sodium (Epival) 250 mg enteric coated tablets with registration no.
Treatment record showed that she had a similar but less severe episode about a year ago and had responded to a combination of oral medications that included haloperidol divalproex sodium and diazepam on an outpatient basis.
Food and Drug Administration for prevention of adult episodic migraine (the anti-epileptics, divalproex and topiramate, and the beta-blockers, timolol and propranolol) were found effective in a review of studies on the medications.
Moreover, divalproex resulted in treatment discontinuation due to adverse effects, and topiramate increased risk of upper respiratory tract infection (e.
Valproate products include valproate sodium (Depacon), divalproex sodium (Depakote, Depakote CP, and Depakote ER), valproic acid (Depakene and Stavzor), and generic versions of these products.
The antiepileptic drugs divalproex sodium, sodium valproate, and topiramate have been evaluated in multiple Class I studies showing efficacy for prevention of migraine headaches.
Divalproex sodium (Depakote), sodium valproate (Depacon), and topiramate (Topamax).