Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Depakote
  2. Depakote DR
  3. Depakote ER
  4. Depakote Sprinkles

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Alti-Valproic


Divalproex sodium is used to treat certain types of seizures (epilepsy). This medicine is an anticonvulsant that works in the brain tissue to stop seizures.

Divalproex sodium is also used to treat the manic phase of bipolar disorder (manic-depressive illness) and helps prevent migraine headaches.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet, Delayed Release
  • Capsule, Delayed Release
  • Tablet, Extended Release