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Were you looking for information on Depakote? Depecote is a common misspelling of Depakote.
Depakote® (divalproex sodium) is a medication that is prescribed to treat epilepsy and manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder. It is also licensed to help prevent migraine headaches. The medicine is made by Abbott Pharmaceuticals. It is available in a number of forms, including delayed-release tablets, sprinkle capsules, and a long-acting version.
Some of the side effects that have been reported with this drug include nausea or vomiting, dizziness, weakness, and shakiness. If you forget to take your dose as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.
(Click Depakote for more detailed information on Depakote, including how the medication works, the effects of the drug, and possible side effects that may occur during treatment. You can also click on any of the links in the box to the right for more specific information.)
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