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Depakote Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Take Depakote?

You should not take Depakote if you:
 
  • Are allergic to Depakote, divalproex sodium, or any inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
     
  • Have liver disease.
     
  • Have a urea cycle disorder (see above)
 
  • Are pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant and take Depakote for the prevention of migraine headaches.
 

Final Thoughts on Depakote Warnings and Precautions

There are a number of situations in which Depakote should not be taken, as well as several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before starting the medication. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific Depakote warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
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