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Depakote comes in different dosage forms. Depakote® (divalproex sodium) tablets, for oral use, and Depakote® ER (divalproex sodium) extended-release tablets, for oral use, are prescription medications used:
Depakote® Sprinkle Capsules (divalproex sodium delayed release capsules), for oral use, is a prescription medicine used alone or with other medicines to treat:
Do not stop taking Depakote without first talking to your healthcare provider. Stopping Depakote suddenly can cause serious problems.
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
If you cannot afford your medication, contact: www.pparx.org for assistance.
References: 1. Depakote [package insert]. 2. Depakote ER [package insert]. 3. Depakote Sprinkle Capsules [package insert].