Depakote ER

About Depakote ER (Prescription Drug)

Depakote ER is a brand name for an extended release preparation of divalproex sodium, a valproic acid derivative. It is an anticonvulsant used to treat certain types of seizures, mania in bipolar disorder, and to prevent migraines.

Learn more about Depakote ER in our Depakote ER Community Report.

trice's Depakote ER History (Ongoing)
Depakote ER (divalproex sodium)
2000 mg Daily Jan 06, 2000 - Last Update

trice's Depakote ER is for…

  • Epilepsy

trice's side effects of Depakote ER…

  • Slowed thinking Nov 19, 2009
  • Drowsiness Nov 19, 2009
  • Problems concentrating May 2, 1999
  • Memory problems Dec 1, 2010
  • Tremor(s) Nov 19, 2009


Nov 19, 2009

2000 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (slowed thinking, drowsiness, problems concentrating, tremor(s))
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take