"Valproic Acid" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A fatty acid with anticonvulsant properties used in the treatment of epilepsy. The mechanisms of its therapeutic actions are not well understood. It may act by increasing GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID levels in the brain or by altering the properties of voltage dependent sodium channels.
- Valproic Acid
- Acid, Valproic
- Propylisopropylacetic Acid
- Acid, Propylisopropylacetic
- 2-Propylpentanoic Acid
- 2 Propylpentanoic Acid
- Sodium Valproate
- Valproate, Sodium
- Valproate Sodium
- Sodium, Valproate
- Divalproex Sodium
- Sodium, Divalproex
- Valproic Acid, Sodium Salt (2:1)
- Semisodium Valproate
- Valproate, Semisodium
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