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Divalproex sodium (Depakote®) is a prescription medicine approved for the following uses:
 
You can buy divalproex in various forms, including delayed-release tablets and sprinkle capsules. The dose and type your healthcare provider recommends will depend on the condition being treated, your weight, and other factors.
 
Shakiness, nausea, weakness, and drowsiness are some of the most common side effects. To help ensure that this is the right medication for you, talk to your healthcare provider if you have liver disease, a blood disorder, or any allergies.
 
(To learn more about this drug's dosing guidelines, side effects, and safety warnings, click Divalproex.)
 
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