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Is depakote 1000mg too much for a 14 year old?

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itsmetoo2 29 Jan 2010

No, this what I found on the subject.


"Children between 3 and 10 yr of age have a 50% higher Cl than adults. Older than the age of 10 yr, pharmacokinetic parameters in children approximate those of adults"

"Depakote sprinkle capsules: 125 mg. Depakote ER tablets: 500 mg. ... and simple and complex absence seizures in children with epilepsy ages 10 and above ... The maximum recommended dose is 1000 mg/day. When using divalproex ER tablets, "...

My opinion now your child is taking 1000mg top of the scale where can your child can go when they are in crisis. To another drug? free discount card

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