valproic acid


val·​pro·​ic acid val-ˌprō-ik- How to pronounce valproic acid (audio)
: a valeric-acid derivative C8H16O2 used as an anticonvulsant often in the form of its sodium salt C8H15NaO2 see depakene sodium valproate

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“Valproic acid.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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