valproic acid

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Related to valproic acid: Divalproex, Sodium valproate
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Synonyms for valproic acid

anticonvulsant (trade name Depokene) used to prevent some kinds of seizures

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Medication interactions with valproic acid include a decrease in blood levels of up to 80% when it is used with meropenem, and an increase in warfarin levels when valproic acid is used with the anticoagulant.
Knowing that valproic acid is extensively processed by cytochrome P450 enzymes, the research team added a cytochrome P450 inhibitor to mouse and human liver cells and found that AMPK was no longer activated.
Oxidative stress as a mechanism of valproic acid associated hepatotoxicity.
A population-based, case-control study conducted by Norgaard and colleagues evaluated the risk of AP associated with valproic acid in a Danish population (30).
Avugane comprises a novel and proprietary gel-based formulation of the moderate strength HDAC inhibitor, valproic acid, for topical therapy of inflammatory skin diseases including indications such as acne vulgaris, psoriasis and atopic dermatitis.
Valproic acid can be associated with the development of eosinophilic pleural effusions.
Classification and Pharmacologic Management of Seizures Seizure First Line Agents New/Alternative Agents Simple Partial phenytoin primidone carbamazepine phenobarbital valproic acid gabapentin lamotrigine felbamate topiramate ethotoin mephenytoin Complex partial phenytoin primidone carbamazepine valproic acid phenobarbital mephobarbital gabapentin lamotrigine felbamate topiramate amobarbital Absence clonazepam methsuximide ethosuximide phensuximide valproic acid lamotrigine trimethadione Myoclonic valproic acid clonazepam Tonic Clonic phenytoin/fosphenytoin phenobarbital carbamazepine primidone valproic acid topiramate Stares epilepticus phenytoin/fosphenytoin diazepam lorazepam phenobarbital diazepam secobarbital pentobarbital
Because other treatments for seizure disorders, such as valproic acid, can cause carnitine deficiency, some epilepsy centers are now routinely treating their patients with supplements.
Like many of today's most popular concoctions, Depakote began life with smaller ambitions; for years valproic acid was but another effective, unsexy bullet in the medical arsenal against epilepsy.
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.
ORLANDO -- The mortality risk associated with prescription of antipsychotics or valproic acid for behavioral disturbances in patients with dementia is considerably greater than previously estimated, according to a massive national study.
ISLAMABAD -- Researchers have discovered that valproic acid - a widely prescribed drug for treating epilepsy - is capable of reducing fat accumulation in the liver and lowering blood sugar levels in the blood of obese mice.
The study of more than 1,700 substances that make up the flavours of common foods, found some natural ingredients bearing a striking chemical similarity to valproic acid, a widely used prescription mood-stabilizing drug.
Mice treated with the anti-epilepsy drug valproic acid had fewer, less severe attacks.