15 Nov 2009
Valproic acid does appear to be prescribed for bipolar disorder. It is an "Off Label" use.
Please see link below for other medicines which may be effective for bipolar disorder. Some medicines have reviews linked to them. You may find it useful.
- Valproic Acid Information for Consumers
- Valproic Acid Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Valproic Acid (detailed)
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is valproic acid more effective than valproate?i mean in its absorption and distribution,in its effect as antiepileptic drug.thanks.
1 answer • 23 Oct 2009
Hi Im 41, male and .. bipolar I aslo suffer of OCD, rigth now i am at night on 250mg valcote(valproic acid) and 150 mg of seroquel, in the mornings ...
5 answers • 12 Jun 2010
i would like to know the diference between these 2 drugs
1 answer • 31 Jan 2012
I suffered a stroke in Feb. 2009 and have been on the medication ever since. I currently am taking 500 mg twice a day. My doctor has just recently ...
2 answers • 27 Jul 2013
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