What is Atemperator?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Generic name: Valproate Sodium

See also: Valproic Acid

Atemperator is an international brand name for valproic acid, an anticonvulsant used to treat certain types of seizures. It is also used to treat mania in bipolar disorder, and to prevent migraines.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Bipolar depressive episodes 1 1
Bipolar manic episodes 1 1
Bipolar mixed episodes 1 1
Cognitive impairment 1 1
Insomnia 1 1
Loss of energy 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Atemperator

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Atemperator

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Atemperator


Stopped taking Atemperator

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Atemperator.