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Description

Valpromide is an anticonvulsant drug used to treat epilepsy and bipolar disorder. It is also used to treat certain types of migraine headaches. Valpromide works by decreasing the activity of certain chemicals in the brain that can cause seizures and mood swings.

Common side effects of valpromide include drowsiness, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, constipation, headache, blurred vision, dry mouth, and weight gain. More serious side effects may include confusion, depression, difficulty breathing, and rash.

Brand names associated with valpromide include Depamide, Valparin, and Valpram.

Synonyms
  • dipropylacetamide
  • valpromide
Classifications
  • anticonvulsant
  • fatty acid

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