How do food and other drugs affect Stavzor (valproic acid)?

Stavzor (valproic acid) may make you especially drowsy when taken with alcohol, antihistamines, sedatives, allergy medications, tranquilizers, some pain medications and narcotics, sleeping pills, some anesthetics, cold medicine, muscle relaxants, other seizure medications, and antidepressants. Stavzor may affect other drugs, including topiramate, tolbutamide, warfarin and other blood thinners, aspirin, acetaminophen, zidovudine, clozapine, diazepam, meropenem, rifampin, and ethosuximide. Talk to your doctor before combining Stavzor with these medications.

Before taking Stavzor, tell your doctor about all prescription medications, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are taking.

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