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
I am a long time user of valproic acid for controlling epilepsy but have recently suffered an attack
... of pancreatitus. Could this be related to the long term use?
1 answer • 21 Sep 2011
i would like to know the diference between these 2 drugs
1 answer • 31 Jan 2012
My husband has been on 500 mg of valproic acid and 10 mg of olanzapine for 2 weeks now. I haven t seen much change. The doctor told me I should have ...
1 answer • 14 Jun 2016