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Sodium valproate

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Contributor(s):

Kyle Braund

Synonym(s): Epilim


Introduction

Name

  • Sodium valproate

Class of drug

  • Anticonvulsant.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs



CNS active drugs
  • Valproic acid may enhance central nervous system (CNS) depression.
Salicylates
  • Salicylates may displace VPA from plasma protein sites, thus increasing VPA levels.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed Papers

  • Frey H H (1989) Anticonvulsants drugs used in the treatment of epilepsy. Probe Vet Med1, 558-577.

Other sources of information

  • Based on Small Animal Formulary. Tennant B (1999) 3rd edn. BSAVA, UK.
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