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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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 ...
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I am a long time user of valproic acid for controlling epilepsy but have recently suffered an attack
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i would like to know the diference between these 2 drugs
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