Brand name(s)

Depakene, Depacon, Depakote ER, Depakote Sprinkles

What it is

Depakote (divalproex sodium) affects chemicals in the body that may be involved in causing seizures.

What it treats

Depakote is used to treat various types of seizure disorders. This medicine is sometimes used together with other seizure medications. Depakote is also used to treat manic episodes related to bipolar disorder (manic depression), and to prevent migraine...