Divalproex & Bipolar Disorder: A Guide
Divalproex (Depakote), a medication used to treat certain forms of epilepsy, has also been shown to be an effective treatment for bipolar (manic depression) disorder.
Divalproex and Bipolar Disorder: A Guide is a concise, up-to-date booklet that provides the reader with an overview of bipolar disorder and its treatment with the medication, divalproex (sometimes referred to as valproate). Information on administration and dosage, patient monitoring, and possible side effects is included in the guide, as well as other information important to anyone taking divalproex for bipolar disorder.
Written by Drs. James W. Jefferson and John H. Greist, Co-Directors of the Bipolar Disorders Treatment Information Center at the Madison Institute of Medicine, this 32 page booklet has been a helpful resource for thousands of patients and medical professionals and is an important publication for anyone seeking information about the use of divalproex for bipolar disorder.