valproic acid


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Related to valproic acid: Divalproex, Sodium valproate
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anticonvulsant (trade name Depokene) used to prevent some kinds of seizures

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The researchers are studying whether growing cells on grooved surfaces could eventually replace valproic acid and perhaps other chemical compounds in the reprogramming process.
Valproic acid concentration in serum was measured by a specific monoclonal fluorescence polarization immunoassay (Abbott, Abbott Park, IL, USA).
Valproic acid embryopathy: Report of two siblings with further expansion of the phenotypic abnormalities and a review of the literature.
At differentiation day 4, four experimental groups were used; control, Retinoic Acid, Retinoic Acid with Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS), Retionic Acid with Valproic Acid.
Valproic acid (VPA), is primarily used for the management of generalized and absence seizures in children (Henry, 2003).
In turn, recent studies indicate that some commonly used flavor components are structurally similar to valproic acid, which is used to smooth out the mood swings of people with manic-depressive disorder and related conditions.
The amount of valproic acid ingested could not be determined from the case history, and it was not possible to accurately calculate the amount ingested because the absorption, the volume of distribution, and the elimination constant of VPA can be altered after an overdose.
Marketed as Depakene and as Stavzor, valproic acid was approved in 1978 for treating epilepsy.
Barcelona -- Meropenem appears to rapidly and significantly decrease serum levels of valproic acid and should be used with caution in patients who are taking the anticonvulsant, Dr.
Then, the patients took valproic acid pills for 3 months.
MORPHOLOGICAL AND MORPHOMETRIC ALTERATIONS INDUCED BY VALPROIC ACID ON RAT FETUSES' MECKEL'S CARTILAGE, LINGUAL MUSCULATURE, AND SUBMANDIBULAR GLAND
The industrial solvent, ethylene glycol methyl ether (EGME, a component found in dyes, paints, varnishes, fuel additives and in the semi-conductor business) and the drug valproic acid (an ingredient in seizure, migraine and Valproate, a bipolar medication) may increase hormone activity in cells to potentially harmful levels, according to a study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS, May 4, 2004, Vol.
Abstract: Valproic acid is a carboxylic acid used for the treatment of both seizure and mood disorders.
A young white male patient with a closed head injury, which resulted in a persistent vegetative state and subsequent seizure disorder, was treated with 4 g of liquid valproic acid (Depakene) daily by gastric tube.
a leader in the pharmaceutical industry for the development of soft gelatin dosage form technology, today announced that the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has granted final approval for the Company's New Drug Application (NDA) for Valproic Acid Delayed Release soft gelatin capsules in the 125 mg, 250 mg, and 500 mg strengths.