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What is Depakote ER?

Depakote ER is a prescription anticonvulsant medication used to reduce the amount of certain types of seizures associated with epilepsy. It can also be prescribed to treat the manic state of bipolar disorder and for the prevention of migraine headaches. Depakote ER increases the amount of a naturally occurring substance that governs nerve activity in the brain and central nervous system.

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