Valproic acid

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Scientific Name: Valproic acid
Brand Name: Depakene, Depakote, Epival
Company Owner: Banner pharmacaps inc, Abbott laboratories pharmaceutical products div, Catalent pharma solutions llc, Par pharmaceutical inc, Rp scherer north america div rp scherer corp, Usl pharma inc, Alpharma uspd inc, Apotex inc richmond hill, High technology pharmacal co inc, Pharmaceutical assoc inc div beach products, Sun pharmaceutical industries inc, Teva pharmaceuticals usa, Vintage pharmaceuticals llc, Wockhardt eu operations (swiss) ag
Mechanism Of Action The exact mechanisms by which valproate exerts it’s effects on epilepsy, migraine headaches, and bipolar disorder are unknown however several pathways exist which may contribute to the drug’s action.
Description of the Drug: Valproic acid is an anticonvulsant used to control complex partial seizures and both simple and complex absence seizures.
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Source: DrugBank Online – Retrieved 2023-01-23 from