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.
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