is valproic acid more effective than valproate?i mean in its absorption and distribution,in its effect as antiepileptic drug.thanks.
10 Nov 2009
Sodium Vaproate is chemically related to Valproic acid. It is the sodium salt.
Valproic Acid dissociates to the valproate ion in the gastrointestinal tract. Their pharmacokinetic information is the same.
- Valproic Acid Information for Consumers
- Valproic Acid Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Valproic Acid (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
I had extremely bad withdrawls from xanax so doc was worried i would have seizure so she put me on it .5 2 times a day for month then taper down ...
6 answers • 12 May 2010
Information on new FDA warning is not clear and seems not to indicate that it is based on only 4 cases ever reported in the US by the NAAED. I want ...
1 answer • 17 Mar 2011
a sudden appearance of jaundice , abdominal pain , slight fever and dark urine after 3 years of starting valproate for epilepsy in child 10 years old ...
1 answer • 30 Jan 2013
recently my nephew had a brain wave test and the doctor suggested we get him started on magnesium-valproate as a long term treatment for the rest of ...
1 answer • 15 Nov 2013
Half a year ago I started getting dizzy, light headed and weak all the time. After a while, I was misdiagnosed with Neurocardiogenic Syncope (aka ...
1 answer • 7 Jan 2015