Nausea, Nervousness, Rapid and repetitive movement of the eyes, Rash, Abdominal pain, Memory loss, Back pain, Bruise, Constipation, Depression, Diarrhoea, Double vision, Dizziness, Shortness of breath, Fever, Hair loss, Headache, Increased appetite, Indigestion, Infection, Influenza like syndrome, Loss of appetite, Respiratory tract inflammation, Ringing in ear, Sleepiness, Sore throat, Stomach inflammation, Swelling, Insomnia, Tremor, Unsteadiness, Visual impairment, Vomiting, Weakness, Weight gain
Frequently Ask Questions:
Q. Is divalproex an antipsychotic?
Divalproex is an anticonvulsant drug and not antipsychotic
Q. Is divalproex the same as Depakote?
Yes, Depakote is a trade name of product containing the drug divalproex sodium
Q. Is divalproex safe?
Divalproex is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by doctor
Q. Is divalproex a controlled substance?
No, it is not a controlled substance
Q. Is divalproex/ divalproex sodium a narcotic?
No, it is not a narcotic
Q. Is divalproex the same as valproic acid?
No, divalproex contains a compound of sodium valproate and valproic acid
Q. Is divalproex a benzodiazepine?
No, it is not a benzodiazepine
Q. Is divalproex addictive?
No, it is not addictive if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Can I take ibuprofen with divalproex?
Yes, but taking other medicines may alter the effects of divalproex. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Q. Does divalproex contain MAOI?
No, it does not contain MAOI
Q. Does divalproex make you sleepy/cause weight gain/hair loss?
Divalproex may cause these side effects. However, always consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects.