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McIntyre Law is Currently Investigating into Dangerous Side Effects Allegedly Associated with Depakote

Noble McIntyre on June 14, 2011

Depakote (Valproic Acid) is an anti-convulsant manufactured by Abbot Industries that is used to treat certain kinds of seizures. It is also used to treat mania in people with-bipolar disorder, prevent migraine headaches, outbursts of aggression in children with ADHD, chorea, and certain conditions that affect thinking, learning, and understanding. Depakote may be taken by a capsule, an extended-release tablet, a delayed-release tablet, a sprinkle capsule, and a liquid. Overall, Depakote has been successful in treating these conditions. Unfortunately, just like some other anticonvulsants such as Topamax and Dilantin, the drug has been linked to some potentially dangerous side effects. Continue reading

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