Valproate Sodium

FDA Approved: * November 14, 2002
Pharm Company: * BEDFORD
Category: Bipolar Disorder

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



Valproate Sodium 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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Levipil and Valparin

I have been taking these medications for the last 4 years after a road accident and brain injury. Is there any way to discontinue these? Any alternative to help me come off of this medicine?

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Valproate Sodium, Levipil and weight gain

I'm taking Valproate Sodium 300 mg BD and Levipil 500 mg in the morning and 750 mg in the evening. However it is causing me to gain weight... Please tell me how to control my weight? ## Weight gain can be a normal side effect of these medications, according to the NIH. You may also experience nausea, dizziness, headache, and mood swings. How much have you gained? Are you on any other medications? What does your normal diet consist of? Do you get plenty of exercise?

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encorate corono

side effects of this medicine ## Encorate Chrono contains the active ingredient Valproate Sodium, it is an anticonvulsant used to treat Epilepsy and BiPolar disorder. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, dry mouth and weight gain. Read more: Do you have any other questions? ## am taking encorate chrone 500g but i have noticed that most of the time am sleepy even during class time.could the drugs be the cause?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Valproate Sodium
  • Injection: 100mg/ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Valproate Sodium: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0143-9637 Valproate Sodium 100 mg/ml Intravenous Injection by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-9785 Valproate Sodium 500 mg/5ml Intravenous Injection by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 55390-007 Valproate Sodium 100 mg/ml Intravenous Injection by Bedford Laboratories
  • 63323-494 Valproate Sodium 100 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC

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