The Lowdown on Depakote
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 1, Number 8, August 2003
Daniel Carlat, MD
Dr. Carlat has disclosed that he has no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
First thing’s first. What’s the deal with all the confusing names for Depakote? The basic, irreducible molecule here is valproic acid, also known as valproate, and the brand name of this is “Depakene”, not Depakote.