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How does Depakote ER treat bipolar disorder?

Depakote ER works for treating bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive disorder. The drug limits the manic phase of the condition. However, doctors are not entirely sure how the drug works to treat bipolar disorder, only that it does.

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