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Posted 23 Oct 2009 by • 2 answers
is valproic acid more effective than valproate?i mean in its absorption and distribution,in its effect as antiepileptic drug.thanks.
Posted 16 Mar 2015 by • 3 answers
My husband developped a strong skin reaction to carbamazepine for bipolar. He discontinued it. The doctor wants to put him on valproic acid (depakote), but he ( my husband) is not willing to try a third medication and would rather return to lithium that gave him unconfortable feelings. Which one is ...
Posted 4 Jun 2016 by • 2 answers
My husband s lithium was a little too high so the doctor switched him to depakote( valproic acid) 250 mg day and night, just a few days ago. On top of that he was on olanzapine 5 mg for one week and now it s been increased to 10 mg 2 days ago . Today he is so sleepy that can t do anything. He just ...
Posted 31 Jul 2018 by • 5 answers
I have recently just switch from 300mg Seroquel and 750mg valproic acid and am now on 10mg Abilify and and the same valproic acid. The Seroquel did wonders at first but really quickly stopped working for me,so we brought the dose down to 150 then I went cold turkey next day to 10mg Abilify. What a ...
Posted 12 Jun 2010 • 5 answers
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 200mg of and during the day clonozepan ( not generic) I dont know the fantasy name in the states as I am in Chile and I wake up everyday at 6 , I sleep ...
Posted 5 Aug 2018 by • 3 answers
He is also on valproic acid. After undergoing a 15 month regimen of ECT, he began having seizures which at times have been quite severe, and more recently experienced as "drop attacks." I am considering that he go off the Clozaril, but am unsure. Any thoughts about all this? Thanks. Ann
Posted 23 May 2014 by • 4 answers
My child is ADHD, we adopted him prior to him being 1 and he comes from a mother and father with many mental health issues. Mom is diagnosed OCD, ADD, mild retardation and schizophrenia. He is slightly developmentally delayed and showed obvious signs of ADHD at around 4 years old but is an overall ...
Posted 19 Feb 2015 by • 2 answers
Hi, Had to take 250 mg of Depakine (Depakene/depakote) for my mood (subscribed from my housedoctor. Took it 11 days. Quit on monday because of severe side effects (heavy legs, sweating, heart palpitations, etcetera). It's funny that the heart palpitations are not mentioned in the leaflet over ...
Posted 30 Jul 2010 by • 1 answer
I have contracted giardia (I am in a bush village in Africa at the moment) and cannot take flagyl - is it a flagyl dirivative? There is a pharmacy but no GP. I will need to get a GP to fax in a script.
Posted 21 Nov 2013 by • 1 answer
I am taking 1500 mg Depakote and 150 mg lamictal. Does anyone know why my pdoc wouldn't just have me on lamictal? Has anyone transitioned from valproic acid to lamictal? If so what was the effect?
Posted 21 Jul 2012 by • 1 answer
.Or is it permanent? Hair concern is balding for Male age 64 My Father was balding by age 35 Late in life my Mother had very thin hair and balding problems after age 60
Posted 20 Jul 2016 by • 1 answer
Posted 31 Jan 2012 by • 1 answer
i would like to know the diference between these 2 drugs
Posted 27 Jul 2013 by • 2 answers
I suffered a stroke in Feb. 2009 and have been on the medication ever since. I currently am taking 500 mg twice a day. My doctor has just recently told me it is ok to have a glass or two every night but want a second opinion.
Posted 15 Nov 2013 by • 1 answer
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 his life. I'm concern because I don't want my child to have to depend on a medication and then in case of stopping med I'm concern ...
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