Definition of Valproic acid

1. Noun. Anticonvulsant (trade name Depokene) used to prevent some kinds of seizures.

Exact synonyms: Depokene
Generic synonyms: Anticonvulsant, Anticonvulsant Drug, Antiepileptic, Antiepileptic Drug
Language type: Trade Name



Definition of Valproic acid

1. Noun. (organic compound medicine) The aliphatic carboxylic acid ''2-propylpentanoic acid'' that is used as an anticonvulsant in the treatment of epilepsy etc ¹

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Medical Definition of Valproic acid

1. This drug is used to treat seizures. It may cause liver damage and has side effects such as drowsiness, nausea, and hair loss. (09 Oct 1997)

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