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What are Depakote Sprinkle Capsules?

Depakote Sprinkle Capsule is a brand name of a capsule formulation of the active ingredient divalproex sodium, designed so that the contents can be sprinkled onto food for consumption. It is an anticonvulsant used in the treatment of several types of seizures. Exactly how Depakote works remains unclear, but the ability to control seizures may have something to do with its ability to elevate levels of the chemical gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) in the brain.

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