Divalproex Sodium

What is Divalproex Sodium?

Divalproex sodium delayed-release tablets are used to treat manic episodes due to bipolar disorder. Manic episodes are distinct periods of an abnormal and persistent elevated, irritable or expansive mood. Some of the symptoms of mania can include hyperactivity (motor) ...

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What diseases and conditions are treated by Divalproex Sodium?

Some conditions and diseases that may be treated by Divalproex Sodium include:

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What conditions and diseases is Divalproex Sodium used for the treatment or management of?

Divalproex Sodium is a prescription drug that is approved by the FDA (USA) for use in the treatment, prevention, or management of the certain medical conditions and diseases, including:

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What are the active ingredients of Divalproex Sodium?

The active ingredients in Divalproex Sodium include:

  • Divalproex Sodium

What class of drug is Divalproex Sodium?

Divalproex Sodium belongs to the class of drugs:

Drugs with this Active Ingredient

The drugs that contain this as an active ingredient include:

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Available Forms

The available forms from suppliers in the USA include:

  • Tablets
  • Capsules

Tablets

Tablet forms from suppliers in the USA:

Capsules

Solution forms from suppliers in the USA:

Forms

This product comes in different forms from different suppliers in the USA:

Divalproex Sodium Information Guide

Generic Name of Divalproex Sodium:
Divalproex Sodium
Availability of Divalproex Sodium:
Prescription Drug

Divalproex Sodium is a prescription drug that belongs to the pharmacologic class of:

Related Disease Topics

Disease articles related to Divalproex Sodium include:

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How is the dosage of Divalproex Sodium calculated?

Only a health professional is qualified to work out the dosage of Divalproex Sodium. The dosage needs to be determined depending on a variety of factors including:

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Drugs may have a number of warnings associated with their use. What are the warnings regarding the use of Divalproex Sodium?

Some of the warnings are below. Any use of Divalproex Sodium needs to heed warnings surrounding the following:

  • Hepatotoxicity
  • Pancreatitis
  • Urea Cycle Disorders (UCD)
  • Human Data
  • Congenital Malformations
  • Neural Tube Defects
  • Other Adverse Pregnancy Effects
  • Animal Data
  • Suicidal ...
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What precautions need to be taken when considering the use of Divalproex Sodium?

Some of the precautions need to be noted when considering Divalproex Sodium for use in particular situations such as the following:

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What warnings or precautions need to be taken when considering the use of Divalproex Sodium?

Some of the warnings and precautions that need to be noted when considering Divalproex Sodium for use, include the following:

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Would taking Divalproex Sodium interfere with other drugs or medications I may be taking?

Some of the interactions are listed below. Divalproex Sodium may interact with the following so this needs to be taken into consideration when considering the use of this drug:

  • Effects of Coadministered Drugs on Valproate Clearance
  • Drugs for Which a Potentially Important Interaction has Been Observed
  • Aspirin
  • Carbapenem Antibiotics ...
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What are the possible side-effects (adverse effects or unintended effects) of taking Divalproex Sodium?

Some of the possible side-effects or adverse reactions may include effects such as:

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What are the inactive ingredients in Divalproex Sodium?

The inactive ingredients contained in Divalproex Sodium are:

  • Silicon Dioxide
  • Starch, corn
  • Povidone k30
  • Hypromellose
  • Titanium Dioxide
  • Triacetin
  • Methacrylic acid - ethyl acrylate copolymer (1:1) type a
  • Talc
  • Triethyl citrate
  • Sodium Bicarbonate
  • Sodium Lauryl Sulfate
  • D&C red no. 30
  • FD&C blue no. 2
  • Ferric oxide red

Product Formulation Information: Divalproex Sodium

Company that labels Divalproex Sodium:
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Strength of Divalproex Sodium:
125 mg/1
Form of Divalproex Sodium:
Tablet (Delayed Release)
How is Divalproex Sodium taken?
Oral (by mouth)
Date that Divalproex Sodium is effective:
29th July, 2008

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