valproate sodium/valproate sodium-valproic acid/valproic acid

valproate sodium/valproate sodium-valproic acid/valproic acid, (valprō´āt´ valprō´ik),

n brand names: Depakene, Myproic Acid, De-pakote;
class: anticonvulsant;
action: increased levels of λ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) in brain;
uses: simple, complex (petit mal), absence, mixed seizures.