Depakene

Active Ingredient(s): Valproic Acid, Divalproex Sodium
FDA Approved: * February 28, 1978
Pharm Company: * ABBOTT
Category: Migraine / Tension Headache

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Depakene Overview

Valproate (VPA), and its valproic acid, sodium valproate, and valproate semisodium forms, are medications primarily used to treat epilepsy and bipolar disorder and to prevent migraine headaches.[1] They are useful for the prevention of seizures in those with absence seizures, partial seizures, and generalized seizures.[1] They can be given intravenously or by mouth.[1] Long and short acting formulations of tablets exist.[1] Commo...

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What is the difference between Depakene and Depakote

What is the difference between Depakene and Depakote? Do they have active metabolytes? ## They are the same medication, just made by different companies, so sold under different names. Is there anything else I can help you with?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Valproic Acid, Divalproex Sodium
  • Capsule: 250mg
  • Capsule, Delayed Rel Pellets: eq 125mg valproic acid
  • Capsule, Delayed Release : 125mg
  • Capsule, Delayed Release: 250mg, 500mg
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 250mg
  • Injection: 100mg/ml, 500mg/5ml
  • Syrup: 250mg/5ml
  • Tablet, Delayed Release: 125mg, 250mg, 500mg, eq 125mg valproic acid, eq 250mg valproic acid, eq 500mg valproic acid
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 250mg, 500mg, eq 250mg valproic acid, eq 500mg valproic acid
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Depakene: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0074-5681 Depakene 250 mg Oral Capsule by Abbvie Inc.
  • 0074-5682 Depakene 250 mg/5ml Oral Solution by Abbvie Inc.
  • 61786-855 Depakene 250 mg Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 70518-1459 Depakene 250 mg Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled by Remedyrepack Inc.

Other drugs which contain Valproic Acid, Divalproex Sodium or a similar ingredient: (6 results)

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