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Can I drink alcohol while taking Depakote?

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  • AStacy Wiegman, PharmD, Pharmacy, answered
    It's not a good idea to drink alcohol while taking Depakote. Depakote produces changes in brain chemistry that make seizures less likely to happen by slowing down brain activity. That can make you drowsy and may also make your thinking a bit fuzzy. Alcohol can amplify those side effects.
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