Valproic Acid

What conditions and diseases is Valproic Acid used for the treatment or management of?

Valproic acid is indicated as monotherapy and adjunctive therapy in the treatment of patients with complex partial seizures that occur ...

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What are the active ingredients of Valproic Acid?

The active ingredients in Valproic Acid include:

  • Valproic Acid

What class of drug is Valproic Acid?

Valproic Acid 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
  • Solutions

Tablets

Tablet forms from suppliers in the USA:

Capsules

Solution forms from suppliers in the USA:

Solutions

Solution forms from suppliers in the USA:

Forms

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

Valproic Acid Information Guide

Generic Name of Valproic Acid:
VALPROIC ACID
Availability of Valproic Acid:
Prescription Drug

Valproic Acid is a prescription drug that belongs to the pharmacologic class of:

Related Disease Topics

Disease articles related to Valproic Acid include:

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How is the dosage of Valproic Acid calculated?

Only a health professional is qualified to work out the dosage of Valproic Acid. 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 Valproic Acid?

Some of the warnings are below. Any use of Valproic Acid needs to heed warnings surrounding the following:

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

Some of the precautions need to be noted when considering Valproic Acid 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 Valproic Acid?

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

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Would taking Valproic Acid interfere with other drugs or medications I may be taking?

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

  • Effects of Co-Administered Drugs on Valproate Clearance
  • Drugs for Which a Potentially Important Interaction Has Been Observed
  • Aspirin
  • Felbamate ...
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What are the possible side-effects (adverse effects or unintended effects) of taking Valproic Acid?

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

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What are the inactive ingredients in Valproic Acid?

The inactive ingredients contained in Valproic Acid are:

  • Peanut oil
  • Gelatin
  • Glycerin
  • Titanium Dioxide

Product Formulation Information: Valproic Acid

Company that labels Valproic Acid:
Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc.
Strength of Valproic Acid:
250 mg/5mL
Form of Valproic Acid:
Solution
How is Valproic Acid taken?
Oral (by mouth)
Date that Valproic Acid is effective:
11th April, 2005

Formulations

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