divalproex sodium

noun
di·​val·​pro·​ex sodium | \ ˌdī-ˈval-prō-eks- How to pronounce divalproex sodium (audio) , -ˌval-ˈprō- How to pronounce divalproex sodium (audio) \

Medical Definition of divalproex sodium

: a coordination compound of valproate and valproic acid that is used especially to treat manic episodes of bipolar disorder and absence seizures of epilepsy

called also divalproex

— see depakote

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“Divalproex sodium.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/divalproex%20sodium. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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