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Depakote® (divalproex sodium) is a prescription drug that is licensed for the treatment of epilepsy and mania, as well as for the prevention of migraine headaches. The medication works by increasing the amount of gamma-aminobutyric acid, a natural brain chemical that stops or slows down other brain signals. Depakote products are available in various forms, including tablets and sprinkle capsules.
Side effects of Depakote may include dizziness, drowsiness, and headaches. Among the conditions that you should tell your healthcare provider about before you take Depakote are liver disease (such as liver failure or cirrhosis), a urea cycle disorder, a blood disorder, and any allergies you may have (including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives).
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