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divalproex/di·val·pro·ex/ (di-val´pro-eks) an anticonvulsant, used as d. sodium, a 1:1 compound of valproate sodium and valproic acid, in the treatment of migraine, manic episodes of bipolar disorder, and epileptic seizures, particularly absence seizures.
A combination of the drugs valproate and valproic acid, used primarily to treat mania in bipolar disorder and seizures.
carbamazepineAn anticonvulsant used to manage partial seizures and generalised tonic-clonic seizures in children, bipolar disorder and trigeminal neuralgia; in contrast to valproate, carbamazepine is associated with better seizure control, fewer seizures and longer time to first seizure.
Dizziness, drowsiness, unsteadiness, nausea, vomiting, myelosuppression (up to 8-fold increase) in aplastic anaemia and agranulocytosis, rash, hair loss.
a salt of valproic acid.