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Valproic acid

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| name = valproic acid
| name = valproic acid
| group = anticonvulsant
| group = anticonvulsant
| otheruse = Mood stabilizer
| type = Moodstabilizer
| type = Moodstabilizer
| wikipedia = valproic_acid
| wikipedia = valproic_acid

Revision as of 22:46, 9 March 2010

valproic acid
Type Moodstabilizer
Group anticonvulsant
Other use Mood stabilizer
ATC-code N03AG01
PubChem 3121
PubMed acid%22 valproic acid valproic-acid-and-derivatives-divalproex-sodium-sodium-valproate
Kompas (Dutch) valproic acid
Wikipedia valproic acid

valproic acid is a Moodstabilizer in the group anticonvulsant. valproic acid is also used as Mood stabilizer.

Valproic acid is principally metabolized by CYP2C9, CYP2C19, CYP2A6 and UDP-glucuronosyltransferases. Valproic acid is an inhibitor of the enzymes CYP2C9, epoxide-hydroxylase and UDP-glucuronosyltransferases.[1]