What Is Valproic Acid Used For?

Is Valproic Acid Used for Children?

Valproic acid is approved for the treatment of complex partial seizures in children ages 10 and older. It is also approved to treat absence seizures in children, although an exact age range is not given. The medication should be avoided, if possible, in children younger than two years of age, due to the risk of liver damage.
 

Is Valproic Acid Used for Off-Label Reasons?

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend valproic acid for something other than epilepsy. At this time, off-label valproic acid uses can include the treatment of:
 
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