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Doctors' Answers to "Frequently Asked Questions" - Divalproex
Divalproex - side effects/kidney
function [posted 1/8/99]
Answer: Depakote(divalproex sodium) is an anti-seizure drug. It has been used in the treatment of chronic pain syndromes and migraine headaches. Side effects center on liver dysfunction and alterations in white blood cells. Headache, nausea, drowsiness, tremor, and a flu like syndrome are also common. Renal problems are uncommon, but reported.
Divalproex [posted 8/11/98]
Answer: Sorry, never heard of this one.
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