VALPROIC ACID (Oral) (Liquid

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VALPROIC ACID (Oral) (Liquid Drug and Prescription Information

VALPROIC ACID (Oral) (Liquid

VALPROIC ACID (Oral) (Liquid Medication Classification


VALPROIC ACID (Oral) (Liquid Brandname

Depakote Sprinkles, Depakene

VALPROIC ACID (Oral) (Liquid is used for the Treatment

Valproic Acid (val-PRO-ik AS-id) Treats seizures (epilepsy). Also used to treat mood disorders and prevent migraine headaches. Belongs to a class of drugs called anticonvulsants.

When To Not Use VALPROIC ACID (Oral) (Liquid

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to valproic acid or divalproex, if you have severe liver disease, or if you are pregnant.

How Should You Use VALPROIC ACID (Oral) (Liquid

Liquid, Liquid Filled Capsule, Delayed Release Capsule

  • Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to use and how often. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to.
  • May be taken with food to lessen stomach upset.
  • Swallow the capsule whole. Do not crush, break or chew.
  • Measure the oral liquid medicine with a marked measuring spoon, oral syringe, or medicine cup.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, use it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.
  • If you miss two or more doses, call your doctor.

Proper VALPROIC ACID (Oral) (Liquid Storage

Store VALPROIC ACID (Oral) (Liquid at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep VALPROIC ACID (Oral) (Liquid and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using VALPROIC ACID (Oral) (Liquid

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Avoid drinking alcohol.
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are taking "blood thinners" (medicines such as aspirin or Coumadin®) or if you are taking other medicines that could make you sleepy such as sleeping pills, cold medicine, or sedatives.

VALPROIC ACID (Oral) (Liquid Warnings

  • Check with your doctor before taking this medicine if you are breastfeeding, or if you have liver disease, kidney disease, or a blood disorder.
  • Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant. If you become pregnant while being treated with this medicine, tell your doctor right away. This medicine may be harmful to your unborn baby.
  • Because of the risk of increased seizures, do not suddenly stop taking this medicine without first checking with your doctor.
  • This medicine may cause drowsiness. Be careful when driving or using machinery.

VALPROIC ACID (Oral) (Liquid Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Loss of seizure control
  • Severe weakness or dizziness
  • Severe vomiting that doesn't go away
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising
  • Yellowing of the skin or eyes
  • Rash or hives with itching
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Nausea, vomiting, or stomach cramps
  • Drowsiness or dizziness
  • Restlessness or irritability
  • Diarrhea or constipation
  • Trembling of hands or arms
  • Hair loss

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ALex, ALex - 01/15/2014

A patient viitcm speaks. The saga of the schizophrenia drugs is one of incredible profit.Eli Lilly made $65 BILLION on Zyprexa franchise.Described as *the most successful drug in the history of neuroscience* the drugs at $12 pill are used by states to medicate deinstitutionalized mental patients to keep them out of the $500 day hospitals (*Viva Zyprexa* Lilly sales rep slogan).There is a whole underclass block of our society,including children in foster care that are the market for these drugs,but have little voice of protest if harmed by them.I am an exception,I got diabetes from Zyprexa as an off-label treatment for PTSD and I am not a mentally challenged viitcm so I post.Google-Haszard Zyprexa--Daniel Haszard