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Depakote ER® (divalproex ER) is a medication that is licensed for preventing migraine headaches and for treating mania and epilepsy. By increasing the amount of a certain brain chemical, the drug can stop or slow down abnormal brain signals that lead to seizures. Depakote ER, which is available by prescription, comes in tablet form and is usually taken once daily.
 
Side effects of Depakote ER may include nausea, drowsiness, and infections. A few of the conditions that you should tell your healthcare provider about before you take Depakote ER include liver disease (such as liver failure or cirrhosis), mental retardation, and a blood disorder.
 
(Click Depakote ER for more information on how Depakote ER works to treat various conditions, when and how to take the medication, and what you should tell your healthcare provider before starting treatment.)
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